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 on the small-scale manufacture of lightplanes, it has also designed - under leadership of Albert Elatonsev, its director - an executive transport designated Aist 92 (Stork 92).
STUDENTSKOYE KONSTRUCTORSKOYE BURO 1 (Student Design Bureau 1)
Bureau founded 1955; has built Sverchock-1 gyroplane (1971), A-13 motor glider (1974), Shmel lightplane (1977), Strekoza lightplane (1978), Bat glider (1978), A-10 glider (1982) and A-18 Rusich motor glider (1987). More recent designs have been Che-15 and Che-25 (Chernov and Gidroplan manufacture), S-202 amphibian, A-16 aerobatic monoplane (1997), S-302 twin-engined amphibian (1995), S-400 four-seat amphibian (1998), Favorit two-seat ultralight (1998) and Crechet two-seat lightplane (1999). Current projects are the Yastreb and flex-wing trike named Brazhnik.