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…
Moscow-based company formed 1990 as subsidiary of Interavia to collaborate with Bulgaria in development and manufacture of General Aviation aircraft: see Phönix-Aviatechnica.
Engineer at OMOS, built light aircraft 1926.
Viktor Osipovich Pissarenko built VOP-1 light monoplane (27 November 1923), followed by Model T high-speed (near 186 mph) single-seater 1925.
Nikolai Nikolayevich Polikarpov was, with Tupolev, most prolific, most senior and most famous designer before 1941. Handled first major programme by turning D.H.4 and later D.H.9a into R-1, over 2,800…
PROIZVODSTVENNOYE OBEDINENIE POLYOT (Polyot Production Association) Established in 1941, Polyot is one of the largest aerospace enterprise in Russia, with facilities extending over more than 15 km² (5.8 sq miles)…
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Porokhovshchikov built trainers for Tsarist Imperial air service, for Bolsheviks, Red Army and several neighbouring countries. All were derived from 1914 Caudron designs with biplane wings of unequal…
First Russian aero firm was Peterburgskii Tovarishchyestva Aviatsii (St Petersburg aviation company), which among other things built PTA No. 1, based on Farman IV but made in easily disconnected sections…
Aleksandr Ivanovich Putilov designed fuselages and landing gears under A.N. Tupolev at CAHI, but was enticed away 1928 to head Stal (steel) group at VVA academy, which became OOS (section…
Aram Nazarovich Rafaelyants was chief engineer at GVF repair/mod shops at Bykovo on Volga 1929-59. Major improvements 1929 to transports, PR-5, U-2L and Li-2, and own-design RAF-1 ultralight 1925, RAF-2…
Russkii Baltiskii Vagon Zavod, Russo-Baltic Wagon Works, moved from Riga to St Petersburg, decided to build aircraft April 1912 and hired I.I. Sikorsky as chief designer. Built giant aeroplane named…
KOMPANIYA REFLAI (Refly Company) Formed in 1997, Refly sells Western aircraft kits (Revolution Mini 500, RotorWay Exec, Skystar Kitfox, American Sportscopter Ultrasport, Aerocomp Comp Air 6, CZAW, Jabiru) and light…
REMZ-Avia was founded in 2003 and currently produces a light multi-purpose single-engine aircraft S-2 Sintal.
Riga (now capital of Latvia) institute of civil aero engineers produced series of ultralights from formation in 1962.
Moscow corporation formed 1990 in Business Aviation Assoc linking Moscow Aviation Products Assoc, Myasishchyev factory, Yakovlev "Skorost" plant, and factories at Komsomolsk, Luchovitsy, Novosibirsk, Smolensk and Ulan-Ude to built all…
D.A. Romeiko-Gurko, assisted by D.N. Kolesnikov, built RMK-1 transport in 100-hp motor-glider class 1936. At same time was completing RG-1 high-speed transport with cockpit above shaft drive to propeller, 850-hp…
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