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TsAGI is a transliteration of the Russian abbreviation for Центра́льный аэрогидродинами́ческий институ́т (ЦАГИ) or "Tsentralniy Aerogidrodinamicheskiy Institut", the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute. It was founded in Moscow by the pioneer of Russian aviation, Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky on December 1, 1918. Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA:   listen?) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... ... Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky (Николай Егорович Жуковский) (January 5, 1847 new style – March 17, 1921), Russian scientist, founding father of modern aero- and hydrodynamics. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...

Since 1935 it is located at the city of Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast. Moscow oblast (Моско́вская о́бласть) is an administrative subdivision of Russia officially established on January 14, 1929. ...

Among its latest developments are the rocket Energiya and the shuttle Buran. Energia on the launch pad Energia on the launch pad Energia on the launch pad Energia lifting off with the UKSS military payload The Energia (or Energiya, Энергия in Russian) rocket was a Soviet craft that was designed at TsAGI to serve as a heavy-lift expendable launch system as... Illustration of the Buran Shuttle on an Energiya booster rocket Buran-Energia on the launch pad at Baikonur Buran-Energia on the pad Buran on liftoff Buran on touchdown Buran piggybacked on an An-225 carrier Buran shuttle before liftoff. ...

Notable engineers

Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi (Павел Осипович Сухой) (July 22, 1895 – September 15, 1975) was a Belarusian aircraft constructor and designer. ... Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (Russian: ; November 10, 1888 – December 23, 1972) was a pioneering Russian aircraft designer. ...

External link

  • TsAGI official website : http://www.tsagi.ru/eng/

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TsAGI information from the Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute in Russia (392 words)
The Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute (TsAGI), founded in 1918, was the world`s first institution to combine basic research in aero and hydrodynamics with the design and testing of aircraft and the training of pilots.
The eminence of TsAGI`s scientific personnel, facilities and technologies is recognized by civilian and military aerospace enterprises throughout the world.
TsAGI offers you a large variety of on-ground test facilities: wind tunnels, strength test facilities, acoustic and thermal chambers etc., covering with their parameters, a vast range requirements to meet your needs.
Aeronautics - - Russia’s TsAGI battles on amid changes (688 words)
TsAGI is well equipped to meet any new demands, having already helped to achieve numerous advances in aerodynamic and fuel efficiency.
The list of TsAGI firsts is daunting, including the first ever multi-engine aeroplane, the first all-metal aeroplane and a long line of defence-related innovations.
TsAGI has given birth to many of Russia's other leading aeronautics players, including the Central Institute of Aviation Motors (CIAM) and the Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM).
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