The technical revolution connected with the advent of jet
engines to power aircraft in fhe post-war period has required
new decisions in the bombing aviation as well. One of the first
jet-powered aircraft was the TU-14 medium jet-powered bomber-torpedo-carrier adopted by the Naval Air Force of the
For overwater flights the aircraft was equipped with an
autopilot, special flight and navigation equipment and with a set
of airborne equipment to monitor operation of the turbine
Good adaptability of the aircraft design fo manufacture made it
possible fo build 42 aircrafts in the first year of its production
at the Plant.
The TU-14 aircraft was adopted by the Naval Air Force which
essentially improved combat capabilities and radius of action of
the coastal aviation. More than fifty aircrafts of this type were
delivered fo China.