Aleksandr Sergeyevich Moskalyev produced 29 different types of aircraft, most at Voronezh and often in appalling conditions. Few built in series, though 37 SAM-5bis (1934) high-wing ambulance/utility and 200 5-2bis…
F.E. Mosca, Italian designer, left Savoia 1916 and set up Moskovskii Aviatsionni Zavod Mosca, Moscow Mosca aviation works. Built Morane monoplanes and Nieuport biplanes, and Mosca designed MB parasol monoplane…
Aleksandr Fedorovich Mozhaisky studied bird flight from 1856, and after prolonged model tests built large monoplane with rectangular wing 3,800 sq ft and 2 steam engines, 1 driving tractor nose…
Georgii Mironovich Mozharovskii was specialist in aircraft armament, teamed with Venyevidov to build MV Kombain armoured attack aircraft, abandoned 1941 because of success of BSh-2.
Since establishment in 1990, MVEN has produced parachute ballistic recovery systems for various types of aircraft. In 1995 it was incorporated within the Scientific Research Institute of Aeronautical Technologies and…
EKSPERIMENTALNYI MASHINOSTROITELNYI ZAVOD IMENI V.M. MYASISHCHEVA The Myasishchev OKB was founded in 1952, and led by Prof Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev until his death on 14 October 1978. In the 1970s…
GOSUDARSTVENNOYE UNITARNOYE PREDPRIYATIE NOVOSIBIRSKOYE AVIATSIONNOYE-PROIZVODSTVENNOYE OBEDINENIE IMENI V.P. CHKALOVA (State Unitary Enterprise Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association named for V.P. Chkalov) Founded in 1936 as GAZ-153, NAPO has built about 36,000…
Pyetr Nikolayevich Nesterov was most famous Russian pilot pre-1914, credited with first loop. Unlike contemporaries, recognized importance of banking in turns and invented (31 August 1911) complete control system with…
In September 1930 Leningrad LIIPS (institute for sail and communication engineers) formed UK-GVF (civil air fleet training organization) which in turn formed NIAI (Nauchno-Issledovatelskii Aero-Institut, scientific research aero institute) in…
Vasili Vasilyevich Nikitin was architect who taught himself to design and fly aircraft. Worked under Grigorovich, Polikarpov and, finally, as deputy to Kamov. In 1930—39 produced series of successful prototypes.…
Scientific and Technical Committee of VVS (air force), c. 1925-60.
Vyacheslav Pavlovich Nyevdachin (not Newdashin) produced series of Burevestnik light monoplanes 1924-9.
Bureau of Special Construction, Kiev, headed by V.K. Tyrov.
Capt. Vladimir M. Olkhovskii (or Ol'khovsky) rebuilt Morane-Saulnier L and then built original Torpedo monocoque monoplane (6 March 1917).
Dept, of experimental marine aircraft design formed 1925 at Leningrad under Grigorovich. Products known by name of designer (Grigorovich, Syedelnikov, Gimmelfarb, Korvin, Mikhelson, Samsonov, Shavrov, Vigand) except KR-1 reconnaissance flying-boat…
Section for experimental aircraft construction formed 1930 at VVA under Zhukovskii to manage existing Stal (steel) programmes for aircraft with minimal aluminium. Stal-2 and -3 were high-wing cabin aircraft, -5…
OPO-1 - OPO-4 were experimental sections within OMOS from 1927.
OTRASLEVOYE SPETSIALNOYE KONSTRUKTORSKOYE BYURO EKSPERIMENTALNOGO SAMOLOTSTROENIYA, MOSKOVSKOGO AVIATSIONNOGO INSTITUTA (Special Design Sector Bureau of Experimental Aircraft Construction, Moscow Aviation Institute) MAI founded 1930 and immediately began aircraft design and construction.…
Mikhail Mikhailovich Pashinin, deputy on fighters to N.N. Polikarpov 1931-9, formed own brigade to produce I-21, or IP-21, high-speed fighter (18 May 1940). Five prototypes abandoned April 1941.
Aleksei Nikolayevich Pavlov, famed Orenburg instructor, built sporting monoplane 1929, crashed fatally after several impressive flights.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Petlyakov became world leader on aluminium-alloy structures, especially wings, and played major role in Tupolev (CAHI) TB-1, TB-3 and other programmes, managing entire design of TB-4 (ANT-16) and…
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