The turboprop that could keep up with jets

Featuring four engines with 15,000bhp each, the Tupolev Tu-114 has held the title of fastest propeller-powered aircraft since 1960. Key.Aero details the unique story of a speedy and reliable Soviet airliner 

As the world entered the jet-age, airlines became obsessed with getting their hands on a turbine-powered airliner. The unique sales proposition of being able to say that your passengers can fly on a jetliner – with the increased speed and comfort that comes with the technology – became very appealing to carriers all over the world.

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