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Encyclopedia > Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev
Ilyushin, who helped Yakovlev in the designing of AVF-10
Stalin, Voroshilov, and Yakovlev (at front), Khrushcev, and Voroshilov (back). Moscow, Tushino airfield, 1935.

Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Я́ковлев) (April 1, 1906 - August 22, 1989) was a Russian aeronautical engineer and airplane designer. He designed the Yakovlev military aircraft and founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili (Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვი&#4314... Marshal of the Soviet Union Kliment Voroshilov Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Климе́нт Ефре́мович Вороши́лов) (January 23, 1881 - December 2, 1969) was a Soviet military commander and... Marshal of the Soviet Union Kliment Voroshilov Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov (Климе́нт Ефре́мович Вороши́лов) (January 23, 1881 - December 2, 1969) was a Soviet military commander and... Moscow (Moskva) (Russian: , romanised: Moskva, IPA: see also other names) is the capital of Russia and the countrys economic, financial, educational, and transportation centre. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ... Yakovlev - the name of aircraft designed by Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, the founder of the Yakovlev Design Bureau. ... A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer (design office prefix Yak). ...


Yakovlev was a founder of Soviet aviation modeling, air gliding, and aviation sport. He built the AVF-10 glider in 1924 and ultralight aircraft AIR-1 in 1927. These were his very first aircraft used for sport and training.


He worked as a motor technician beginning in 1924, and then became a student of the Air Force Academy of RKKA (Red Army), named after Prof. N.E.Zhukovski (1927-1931). He was an engineer at an aviation plant in 1931, where his first design bureau of lightweight aviation was established in 1932. He became the main designer in 1935, then the chief designer (1956-1984) of aircraft for the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He was a Vice-Minister of Aviation Industry between 1940-1946.


Unfortunately, while holding that position, Yakovlev played a major negative role in lives of many other soviet airplane designers. Many great projects were cancelled or postponed for been “irresponsible” or their authors been “saboteurs”. At the same time, the state officials always turn a blind eye to Yakovlev-designed planes when they were having technical issues. There is a lot of discussion about Yakovlev having big influence on Stalin and using it for lobbying his own needs and controlling his opponents. His tragic role in cancelling development of the most sophisticated soviet military airplane of the time – Polikarpov I-180 of Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov is well-known. Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili (Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვი&#4314... The I-180 (И-180) was a Soviet fighter aircraft prototype, of Polikarpov bureau design of 1938. ... Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov (Russian: ) (July 8, 1892 - July 30, 1944) was a soviet aircraft designer, known as King of Fighters. He designed the I-15 series of fighters, and the I-16 Ishak Little Donkey figher. ...


He was a correspondent-member of the USSR Academy of Science in 1943, and was awarded the Hero of Socialist Labor in both 1940 and 1957. In 1946 he was awarded the title "General-Colonel of Aviation". In 1976 he became academician of the USSR Academy of Science. Yakovlev retired August 21, 1984. Hero of Socialist Labor (Герой Социалистического Труда in Russian, or Geroy Sotsialisticheskogo Truda) was an honorary title in the Soviet Union and the highest degree of distinction for exceptional achievements in national economy and culture. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ...


Yakovlev was awarded many medals and honors during his career.

See Yakovlev (disambiguation) for other individuals with the same surname The Supreme Soviet (Верховный Совет, Verhovniy Sovet, literally the Supreme Council) comprised the highest legislative body in the Soviet Union in the interim of the sessions of the Congress of Soviets, and the only one with the power... The Order of Lenin (Russian Орден Ленина, Orden Lenina), named after the leader of the Russian October Revolution, was the second highest national order of the Soviet Union (Highest was the Order of Victory). ... The Order of Lenin (in Russian, the Orden Lenina (О́рден Ле́нина)), named after the leader of the Russian Revolution, was the highest national order of the Soviet Union. ... The Order of the October Revolution was instituted on October 31, 1967, in time for the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. ... The Soviet government of Russia established the Order of the Battle Red Banner, better-known as the Order of the Red Banner (in Russian: Орден Крaсного Знамени Orden Krasnogo Znameni) on September 16, 1918 during the Russian Civil War. ... The Order of Suvorov (Russian Орден Суворова) is a Soviet award, named after Aleksandr Suvorov, was established on July 29, 1942 (during World War II) by a Decision of the Presidium of Supreme Soviet of the USSR. The medal was created to award army personnel for exceptional duty in combat operations. ... Established on 20 May 1942, The Order of the Patriotic War was an Order (decoration) of the Soviet Union, and was awarded to commanders in the Soviet armed forces, security troops, and to partisans regardless of rank for skillfully commanding units in the field during the Great Patriotic War. ... The Order of the Red Banner of Labour was an Order (decoration) of the Soviet Union for accomplishments in labour and civil service. ... Order of the Red Star Established on 6 April 1930, the Order of the Red Star was an Order (decoration) of the Soviet Union, given to Red Army and Navy personnel for exceptional service in the cause of the Defense of the Soviet Union in both war and peace. ... Medal for the officer class, decorated with a rosette Napoleon wearing the Grand Cross The President of France is the Grand Master of the Legion. ... Yakovlev may refer to: Alexander Yakovlev (UN procurement) - former United Nations official. ...


 
 

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