11 Sights in Zhukovsky, Russia (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Zhukovsky, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Zhukovsky, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Zhukovsky

1. Амет-Хан С.

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Amet-khan Sultan was a highly decorated Crimean Tatar flying ace in the Soviet Air Force with 30 personal and 19 shared kills who was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. Despite having been able to avoid deportation to Uzbekistan when the entire Crimean Tatar nation was repressed in 1944 due to his father's Lak background, he nevertheless refused to change his passport nationality listing to Lak or identify as one throughout his entire life despite pressure from government organs. After the end of the war, he worked as a test pilot at the Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky and mastered piloting 96 different aircraft types before he was killed in a crash while testing a new engine on a modified Tupolev Tu-16 bomber. He remains memorialized throughout Ukraine and Russia, with streets, schools, and airports named after him as well as a museum dedicated to his memory.

Wikipedia: Amet-khan Sultan (EN)

2. М.И. Гуревич

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М.И. Гуревич unknown / Fair use

Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich was a Soviet aircraft designer who co-founded the Mikoyan-Gurevich military aviation bureau along with Artem Mikoyan. The bureau is famous for its fighter aircraft, rapid interceptors and multi-role combat aircraft which were staples of the Soviet Air Forces throughout the Cold War. The bureau designed 170 projects of which 94 were made in series. In total, 45,000 MiG aircraft have been manufactured domestically, of which 11,000 aircraft were exported. The last plane which Gurevich personally worked on before his retirement was the MiG-25.

Wikipedia: Mikhail Gurevich (aircraft designer) (EN)

3. Баженов В. И.

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Vasily Ivanovich Bazhenov was a Russian neoclassical architect, graphic artist, architectural theorist and educator. Bazhenov and his associates Matvey Kazakov and Ivan Starov were the leading local architects of the Russian Enlightenment, a period dominated by foreign architects. According to Dmitry Shvidkovsky, in the 1770s Bazhenov became the first Russian architect to create a national architectural language since the 17th century tradition interrupted by Peter I of Russia.

Wikipedia: Vasily Bazhenov (EN)

4. П.О. Сухой

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Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi was a Soviet aerospace engineer and aircraft designer known as the founder of the Sukhoi Design Bureau. Sukhoi designed military aircraft with Tupolev and Sukhoi for 50 years, and produced many notable Soviet planes such as the Sukhoi Su-7, Su-17, and Su-24. His planes set two altitude world records and two world speed records. Sukhoi was honored in the Soviet Union as a Hero of Socialist Labor and awarded the Order of Lenin three times.

Wikipedia: Pavel Sukhoi (EN)

5. Миг-21

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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. Its nicknames include: "balalaika", because its planform resembles the stringed musical instrument of the same name; "Ołówek", Polish for "pencil", due to the shape of its fuselage, and "Én Bạc", meaning "silver swallow", in Vietnamese.

Wikipedia: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (EN)

6. С.В. Ильюшин

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Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin was a Soviet aircraft designer who founded the Ilyushin aircraft design bureau. He designed the Il-2 Shturmovik, which made its maiden flight in 1939. It is the most produced warplane, and remains the second most-produced aircraft in history, with some 36,000+ built, behind the US Cessna 172.

Wikipedia: Sergey Ilyushin (EN)

7. М.Н. Тищенко

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Marat Nikolayevich Tishchenko was a Soviet and Russian helicopter designer. Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Hero of Socialist Labor (1982). From 1970 to 2007 he was the responsible head and chief designer of the Mil Experimental Design Bureau.

Wikipedia: Тищенко, Марат Николаевич (RU)

8. С.А. Лавочкин

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С.А. Лавочкин Russian wikipedia / Fair use

Semyon Alekseyevich Lavochkin was a Soviet aerospace engineer, Soviet aircraft designer who founded the Lavochkin aircraft design bureau. Many of his fighter designs were produced in large numbers for Soviet forces during World War II.

Wikipedia: Semyon Lavochkin (EN)

9. А.С. Яковлев

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Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev was a Soviet aeronautical engineer. He designed the Yakovlev military aircraft and founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Yakovlev joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1938.

Wikipedia: Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (EN)

10. Памятная доска Мясищеву

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Памятная доска Мясищеву Russian wikipeida / Fair use

Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev was a Soviet aircraft designer, Major General of Engineering (1944), Hero of Socialist Labor (1957), Doctor of Technical Sciences (1959), Honoured Scientist of the RSFSR (1972).

Wikipedia: Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev (EN)

11. Н.Н. Поликарпов

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Н.Н. Поликарпов Министерство обороны Российской Федерации / CC BY 4.0

Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov was a Soviet aeronautical engineer and aircraft designer, known as the "King of Fighters". He designed the I-15 series of fighters, and the I-16 Ishak "Little Donkey" fighter.

Wikipedia: Nikolai Polikarpov (EN)

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