A Soviet delegation left Moscow for Paris on May 26 for the opening of the 28th International Aeronautics and Space Salon.
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Background: A Soviet delegation left Moscow for Paris on May 26 for the opening of the 28th International Aeronautics and Space Salon. The group is headed by Minister for the Aviation Industry Demantyev; it includes cosmonauts Yelisayev and Shetalov, designers, and workers in the aviation and civil aviation industries.
One of the Soviet exhibits is the famous IL-62 turbojet liner.
Two out of the 11 Soviet craft to be exhibited are new. They're now undergoing tests and will shortly be put into service
The 15-seater Be-30 will fly local lines.
This beautiful TU-154 turbojet will soon replace the famous TU-104 and IL-18. It can carry 164 passengers over a distance of 4,000 kilometers.
The TU-154 is highly reliable. It's equipped for automatic navigation, piloting, and landing.
It can take off and land on a 1,800-meter airstrip.
The TU-154's speed is 900 kilometers per hour.