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…
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…
ROSAEROSYSTEMS s.r.a (Division of Augur Aeronautical Centre) RosAeroSystems was formed in October 1997 by Avgur, Moscow Aviation Institute and the Russian Aeronautical Society (RVO) as a consortium to combine the…
Private design bureau in Moscow whose first project is T-101 Gratch (rook), monoplane turboprop redesign of An-2; prototype (December 1992) built at LMZ.
ROSTOVSKY VERTOLETNYI PROIZVODSTVENNYI KOMPLEKS OAO 'ROSTVERTOL' ('Rostvertol' Rostov Helicopter Production Complex JSC) The company now known as Rostvertol was founded on 1 July 1939, and began by manufacturing wooden propellers.…
FEDERALNOYE GOSUDARSTVENNOYE UNITARNOYE PREDPRIYATIE, ROSSIYSKAYA SAMOLETOSTROITEL'NAYA KORPORATSIYA "MiG" (Russian Aircraft-Building Corporation "MiG" Federal State Unitary Enterprise) Original Moscow Aircraft Production Organisation (MAPO) renamed by official decree of 8 December 1999…
Georgii Valeryevich Rudlitsky built biplane with forward elevator and pusher 45-hp Anzani, flew well 1911. Possibly built further aircraft, with butterfly tail.
Joint-venture company set up in Moscow 1991 by several former Soviet design bureaux (including A.I. Mikoyan and Klimov Corp.), with 33.3% interest held by Marvol Projekt Consulting of Germany. RusJet…
Pietr Dmitriyevich Samsonov worked at Shchyetinin, later joint head of manufacturing at OMOS. Two principal designs: MBR-5 monoplane amphibian (August 1935), failed to replace Beriev MBR-2; MDR-7 stressed-skin flying-boat, 2…
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