'In the days when airlines of other countries were still flying piston-type planes, the powerful TU-104 was already carrying thousands of passengers over domestic and international routes at speeds considered quite fantastic.'
from a Tu-104 sales brochure
12 panels (24 pp), 100 x 225 mm, EN
8 panels (16 pp), 130 x 231 mm, EN
Tu-104 Fast jet passenger aircraft
18 pp including 1 double & 1 single fold out
292 x 224 mm, RU-FR-EN-GE
Brussels World Fair, 1958
2 pp, 223 x 145 mm, RU-FR-EN-GE
Brussels World Fair, 1958
Fast jet passenger aircraft Tu-104
2 panels plus 2 smaller panels 110 x 200 mm, folds open to 220 x 295 mm, RU-FR
Brussels World Exhibition, 1958
8 panels (16 pp), 100 x 220 mm, EN*
*also in FR and SP
3 panels (6 pp), 211 x 101 mm, FR
4 pp, 290 x 218 mm, RU-FR-EN
'In September 1961 the TU-104 aircraft (50 passenger seats) and its versions (TU-104A - 70 seats; TU-104B -100 seats) are completing their fifth year of succesful operation on Aeroflot domestic and international air routes...'
3 panels (6 pp), 98 x 225 mm, EN
20 (years) Tu-104
4 panels (8 pp), 140 x 200 mm, RU
Moscow - New York - Moscow
76 pp, 225 x 298 mm, RU
DOSAAF Publishing House
Moscow, 1958 - 40,000
Tu-104 in the Sky
D. Zyushin & A. Markusha
68 pp, 133 x 198 mm, RU
Publishing House of the Central Committee of the Komsomol "Young Guard"
Moscow, 1957 - 100,000
Photo Vinyl Record 'Berlin - Schönefeld Tu-104 before departure'
Tu-104 'CCCP-42493'. Song 'Weit in die Ferne' Honig-Gertz by Steffen Reuter and choir, orchestra Walter Eichenberg.
200 x 150 mm, GE
Best. Nr. 8/167-632
Made by Budapest Vinyl Record Factory
Book 3: Cabin and Ground Equipment
152 pp, hardcover, 228 x 297 mm, RU
Aeroflot Editorial and Publishing Department
Вокруг Света (Around the World) 11, November 1957
The frontcover of this magazine portrays a Tu-104. The caption reads: 'Fourty years. It would seem little, but what enormous changes have taken place in our country!
Extensive dams, new seas, beautiful towns and villages, giant factories are carried under the wing of the aircraft. Yes, and the new plane - Tu-104 jet; in a few hours it will take you from Moscow to Tashkent or London, to the Pacific Ocean or Hudson.'
- 2 prototypes (1 was a static testframe) built at factory 156 in Moscow-Lefortovo
- first flight on 17 June 1955, only 53 weeks after the approval of the project
- entered regular Aeroflot service on 15 September 1956 on Moscow-Omsk-Irkutsk route
- total production of 201 (incl. prototype and static airframe) at factory 135 in Kharkov, factory 166 in Omsk and factory 22 in Kazan
- last scheduled passenger flight on 20 November 1979 from Odessa
- Tu-110 first flight on 11 March 1957; only 4 were built (1 prototype at factory 156 and 3 at factory 22)