The MiG aircraft designer died


The MiG aircraft designer died

February 28 in the 95 year of life, after a long serious illness, the honored general designer of the Mikoyan design bureau - Rostislav Belyakov died.

Belyakov's work activity was associated with the creation of MiG type aircraft. Upon arrival in 1941, in a special design Department of Designer MikoyanHe served as the chief designer of the bureau since 1969, and he worked in this position until 1997, after which he worked as an advisor to the general designer.

Under the leadership of Belyakov, a front-line lightweight fighter MiG29 And interceptor - fighter MiG31, As well as bomber - fighter MiG27, Different aircraft variations MiG21, MiG23 и MiG25, And a number of completely new types of aircraft.

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