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110 years ago Sergei Ilyushin, famous Russian aircraft designer, was born

Moscow, Russia - He designed extraordinary war aircraft and contributed to the development of passenger travel

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Sergei Ilyushin, a famous soviet aircraft designer. He was born from a family of peasants in the north of Russia and, after graduating as an engineer in Moscow, he founded one of Russia's first aircraft design bureaus. The airplanes designed by his bureau were used for non-stop flights, both domestic and intercontinental, but during World War II Ilyushin's planes...

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency - 61073

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency