(8. 10. 1901 - 28. 12. 1978)
L aniline Sergei Alekseevich. Born on October 8 (25 September st.s) 1901 in Moscow. Childhood and adolescence spent in the town of Khimki, Moscow Region. Russian. He graduated from Commercial College. In the army since 1919. In 1921 he graduated from the Moscow School of aerial photogrammetry. In 1921-1924 combined military service with study at Moscow State University.
From 1922 to ÁT flight test work in the Scientific Testing Institute of the Air Force. As an observer, timekeeper participated in the testing of aircraft, has successfully developed the methods and means of air navigation. Actively participated in the creation of devices and aerial reconnaissance addressing military use of aircraft in the night, high and blind Á-= Áv= flights and bombing from behind the clouds. He created the country's first instructions for piloting the instrument, in 1935 wrote a textbook for air navigation. Participated in a number of responsible long-haul flights around the country and abroad. In 1931-1935 was the flag-navigator teams of heavy aircraft involved in the flypast over Moscow.
. 12-14 July 1937 as a navigator on the ANT-25 (crew commander ÁT M. Gromov, . copilot ÁT AB Yumashev) has committed a non-stop flight from Moscow to the North Pole ÁT ÁT San Jacinto (USA) with a length 10148 km in a straight line (flight time ÁT 62 hours 17 minutes),
. Were installed 3 of the world aircraft distance record (including 1 ÁT absolute). The entire crew (first among domestic fliers) was awarded medals de Lavaux (FAI Awards).
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Sergei Alekseevich Danilin awarded Sept. 1, 1937 for the implementation of the flight and for displaying courage and heroism.
. In 1943-1944 ÁT Head of Research and Testing Institute, Air Force intelligence, in 1944-1951 ÁT Deputy Chief of Research and Testing Institute of the Air Force and Chief of the Air Force
. One of the organizers of navigation service in the Air Force. In 1951-1953 ÁT Assistant Chief of Air Force radio service. In 1953-1959 ÁT Chief of the Air Force. In 1959-1960 ÁT in a research team at the Air Force Commander. ÁT Since 1960, retired.
Lived in Moscow. Died Dec. 28, 1978. He is buried in Moscow on Kuntsevo Cemetery.
Lieutenant General Engineer (1943). Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Suvorov 2 nd degree, World War 1-st degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals. Awarded FAI medals ÁT de Lavaux (1937).
Aeronavigatsia. 3rd ed. M., 1942.