The Tupolev Tu-144LL (RA-77114), reactivated for joint US-Russian supersonic test flights, was scheduled to have its first flight on 29 November from the Zhukovsky flight test centre near Moscow. The aircraft (RA-77114) has been restored to flying condition after some ten years in storage. The aircraft will undertake around six months of testing in support of the NASA High Speed Research programme.

Source: Flight International