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…
SPETSIALNOYE AVIATSIONNOYE TEKHNOLOGY AO (Special Aviation Technologies Co Ltd) Trading as Saviat, SAT is developing a series of rhomboid wing light transport aircraft which will be built by RSK "MiG".…
Vladimir Fedorovich Savelyev, mechanic at 2nd Aviapark 1916, assisted by V. Zalevsky, used fuselage of Morane G in building quadruplane. Span increased progressively from bottom to top wing, flew well…
SARATOVSKY AVIATSIONNY ZAVOD ZAO (Saratov Aviation Plant JSC) Founded in 1929 as agricultural machinery manufacturer. First aircraft built at Saratov flew on 28 October 1938. During the Second World War,…
SAMARSKY GOSUDARSTVENNYI AEROKOSMITSESKY UNIVERSITET (Samara State Aerospace University) This prominent centre of aerospace learning includes a design bureau, SKB-1, in which students can develop their skills. Although this has concentrated…
Vadim Borisovich Shavrov joined OMOS 1925, and in 1928 began building simple 2-seat amphibian in his 1-room flat, flown 21 June 1929. Called Sh-1, led to Sh-2 (115-hp M-11, 11…
Aleksei Yakovlyevich Shchyerbakov produced several significant designs, but most important was Shchye-2 or TS-1 STOL utility transport (2 x 115 hp).
S.S. Shchyetinin, assisted by M.A. Shchyerbakov, started aircraft factory St Petersburg 1911, this soon becoming First Russian Aviation Works. Built Nieuport IV and Farman XVI, but plant manager D.P. Grigorovich…
Noted sailplane designer Boris Nikolayevich Sheremetyev produced several ultralights, including ShBM (ZAOR) developed from Mignet Flea with left/right rear wings individually pivoted, and Sh-13 (1939) noted for very high aspect…
Mikhail Mikhailovich Shishmaryev was early designer at Shchyetinin factory. After 1920 became major-general and professor at VVA (air force academy). Responsible at Shchyetinin works for GASN (seaplane for special duties),…
Aleksei Vladimirovich Shiukov built and flew gliders 1908-10 when student at Tiflis (Tbilisi), today capital of Georgia. Built powered Utka (canard, duck) September 1912, tail-first monoplane with 50-hp Gnome, repeatedly…
Luka Vasilyevich Shkolin ran out of money when his 1909 monoplane was almost finished. Anzani 25 hp had chain drive to 2 tractor propellers with inflight variable pitch, probably first…
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky studied Paris 1907, returning to Kiev with Anzani engine used in unsuccessful coaxial helicopter. Followed with better and more powerful helicopter, almost flew. Turned to aeroplanes; BIS-1…
A.V. Silvanskii with partners formed OKB 1938 to build fighter (1,000-hp M88); amateurish effort made one perilous flight 1939.
Association (name = Speed) established by Yakovlev OKB and ZMDB "Progress" engine association and aircraft factories at Saratov and Smolyensk. Collaboration sought 1992 with Hyundai (S. Korea).
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