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).
Vasilii Andrianovich Slesarev began building and altering aircraft 1913, producing modified versions of Nieuport IV and Farman XVI, before designing Svyatogor giant biplane, with 2 front wheels and 2 6…
Small factory at Riga opened 1913 by Vladimir Viktorovich Slyusarenko and wife Lidiya Vissarionova Zvereva, country's first woman pilot. Began building Farman IV and XVI for War Dept. Moved to…
SMOLENSKY AVIATSIONNYI ZAVOD OAO (Smolensk Aircraft Plant PLC) Smolensk Aircraft Plant (SmAZ) was established in 1926 as an aviation repair facility. In 1934, Bureau Osobikh Konstruktsii, OKB for experimental aircraft,…
SOKOL NIZHEGORODSKY AVIASTROITELNYI ZAVOD AOOT (Sokol Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft Manufacturing Plant JSC) Founded (as GAZ-21) on 1 February 1932, this production plant concentrated on fighter aircraft manufacture until the start…
Estonian industralist Ivan Ivanovich Steglau designed and built at St Petersburg 3 excellent biplanes (No. 1, 4 May 1911), notable for welded steel structure and cantilever wings.
STRELA PROIZVODSTVENNOYE ODEDINENIE (Strela Production Association) The wholly state-owned Strela plant previously built the Il-10M, Mi-1, Po-2, UT-2 and Yak-14. Currently manufactures UAVs and Kamov Ka-226 helicopter; assembled prototype Ka-226;…
OPYTNYI KONSTRUKTORSKOYE BURO SUKHOGO AOOT (Sukhoi Experimental Design Bureau JSC) OKB, which is 57 per cent owned by AVPK Sukhoi, named for Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi, who headed it from 1939…
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