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Pavel Sukhoi

Soviet politician

Died when: 80 years 55 days (961 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

Pavel Sukhoi

Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi (Russian: Па́вел О́сипович Сухо́й;

Belarusian: Па́вел Во́сіпавіч Сухі́, Paviel Vosipavič Suchi; 22 July 1895 – 15 September 1975) was a Soviet aerospace engineer and aircraft designer known as the founder of the Sukhoi Design Bureau.

Sukhoi designed military aircraft with Tupolev and Sukhoi for 50 years, and produced many notable Soviet planes such as the Sukhoi Su-7, Su-17, and Su-24.

His planes set two altitude world records (1959, 1962) and two world speed records (1960, 1962).Sukhoi was honored in the Soviet Union as a Hero of Socialist Labor and awarded the Order of Lenin three times.


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