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…
Aleksandr Nikolayevich Sveshnikov built 3 outstanding monoplanes at Kiev 1912-14 in general style of Blériot.
On Don estuary, on border of Ukraine, vast facility for aircraft development and production, plus OKB originally formed by G.M. Beriev. Renamed 1990 Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex (Russian: TANTK), named…
Vladimir Valerianovich Tatarinov, son of V.A. Tatarinov who in 1891 proposed jet aeroplane, built and flew gliders from 1908 and built unsuccessful "Aeromobile" helicopter 1909.
NAUCHNO-KOMMERCHESKY FIRMA TECHNOAVIA (Technoavia Scientific and Commercial Firm) Marketing of the former Technoavia line of aircraft has been taken over by Smolensk.
Prof. Mikhail Klavdiyevich Tikhonravov was on staff of NII scientific test institute 1940 when produced I-302 rocket/ramjet fighter; 2 built 1942, 1 flown on tow 1943.
Viktor Timofeyev partnered Mikhail Artyumov in building AT-1 ultralight 1971 and channel-wing Omega (8 January 1975); he alone produced T-1 Mustang high-wing pusher 1975.
Dmitri Lyudvigovich Tomashyevich worked for Kalinin and Polikarpov (deputy chief on I-180). Arrested late 1938, but in October 1941 assigned to run semi-free GAZ-266 (Omsk, Siberia). Here produced "110", conventional…
Pavel Vladimirovich Tsybin was co-designer of Kolyesnikov KTs-20 and subsequently built Ts-25 assault glider and powered Ts-25M, LL and EP high-speed research aircraft (forward-swept, VG and oblique centre-pivot), ending with…
Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev was most senior designer in Soviet Union, managing largest OKB which from 1922 until his death December 1972 created more types (129) of more diverse aircraft than…
Vsyevolod Konstantinovich Tyrov (thus pronounced, but written in Russian as Tairov, hence designations) was lecturer at MAI (Moscow Aero Inst.) 1930-39, and first deputy to Polikarpov. Formed OKO at Kiev,…
The Public Joint Stock Company United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) was established pursuant to a Russian President’s Decree dated 20 February 2006. Manages all Russian aircraft factories and concludes international…
In 1910-12 A.G. Ufimtsev built outstanding engines but hopeless aircraft (because they had circular 'Spheroplan' wings).
UNIKOMTRANSO AO (Unicomtranso JSC) Established 1990 as Unikomtrans, a production co-operative operating an An-12 and An-74 on air freight operations. Became Unikomtranso AO on 6 April 1994 and made first…
ULAN-UDENSKY AVIATSIONNYI ZAVOD OAO (Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant JSC) Founded on 1 January 1939 as GAZ-99, the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant formed on 26 October 2000 and was formally incorporated as such…
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