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Was the Tu-114 as noisy inside the passenger cabin as the Tu-95 bomber was said to be?

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Perhaps not "as noisy as" due to at least some insulation that must have been installed, but by all accounts (including those of my acquaintances who flew it), Tu-114 was by far the noisiest airliner.

Wikipedia quotes the noise level in the cabin of around 110 dB. This is the level when one needs to yell to other's ear to be heard - which is about how it was.

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Considering that the planes are very similar in design, I would think that the noise might be less if they have sound insulation. They are almost identical planes, and they both have counterrotating propellers. I never knew that the Tu-114 made a distinct noise compared to the bear.

Hope this helps! Charlie :)

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    $\begingroup$ The Tu-114 was low-wing, and the Tu-95 high-wing. That difference may be significant with regard to the noise perceived inside the plane. $\endgroup$
    – xxavier
    Nov 13 '17 at 8:23

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