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

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

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1. 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.

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2. П.О. Сухой

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П.О. Сухой post of Belarus / Public domain

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.

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3. 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.

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4. Р.Л. Бартини

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Р.Л. Бартини Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

Robert Ludvigovich Bartini was an Italian-born Soviet aircraft designer and scientist, involved in the development of numerous successful and experimental aircraft projects. A pioneer of amphibious aircraft and ground effect vehicles, Bartini was one of the most famous engineers in the Soviet Union, nicknamed Barone Rosso because of his noble descent.

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5. С.В. Ильюшин

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С.В. Ильюшин Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

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.

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6. М.Н. Тищенко

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Marat Nikolaevich Tischenko - Soviet and Russian designer of helicopters. Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Hero of Socialist Labor (1982). From 1970 to 2007-the responsible leader and chief designer of the development bureau named after M. L. Milya.

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7. 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.

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8. О.К. Антонов

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О.К. Антонов Antonov Design Bureau / Fair use

Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov was a Soviet aeroplane designer, and the founder of the Antonov Design Bureau, named in his honour. Antonov designed a number of Soviet aeroplanes and numerous gliders for both civilian and military use.

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9. А.С. Яковлев

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А.С. Яковлев Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

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.

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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).

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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.

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