(31. 3. 1927)
And lyushin Vladimir Sergeevich - Test Pilot. Born March 31, 1927 in Moscow in the family of the famous aircraft SV Ilyushin. Russian. He worked on aircraft plant minder (on the Central Airport). At the same time learned to fly under the guidance of a test pilot VK Kokkinaki. In 1941, as part MoEHE guards on duty on the roofs of houses in Moscow, abate azhigalki. At age 14, won his first state award, which then was proud of his life - the medal "For Defense of Moscow".
In the Soviet army from 1944. In 1951 he graduated from the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky. At the same time in 1947, graduated from the 3rd Moscow City Flying Club in 1949 an external Balashov Military Aviation School.
In 1953 he graduated from the Test Pilot School. In 1953-1957 БT in flight test work in the Flight Research Institute (now named БT LII Gromov). Participated in a series of testing on fighters.
In 1957-1981 БT Senior Test Pilot of Sukhoi Design Bureau. During this time, raised to the sky and tested all the aircraft designed and built in the EDO over the years. Among them БT fighter-interceptor Su-9, Su-11, Su-15, Su-24 supersonic bomber unique T-4, Su-25 (well proven in combat in Afghanistan and Chechnya). In 1966, lifted into the sky and tested the first Soviet aircraft with variable sweep-wing Su-17. In 1977, made its first flight, and subsequently tested the world-famous now Su-27. In 1959-1962, fixed 3 of the world aviation records (including 1 БT absolute) height of the Su-9.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vladimir Sergeyevich Ilyushin conferred on Oct. 5, 1960 for their courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new aviation technology.
. Major General Aviation Ilyushin VS
. Lives in Moscow. Works in OKB named after P. Sukhoi deputy chief designer.
Honored Test Pilot of the USSR (1966), Honored Master of Sports of the USSR (1961). Lenin Prize (1976), the State Prize of Russia (1996). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, Б-= Merit for the Fatherland Бv= 3rd degree, Labor Red Banner, Red Star, Б-= Honor Бv=, medals. Awarded medals de Lavaux (FAI) (1963).
Biography provided by A. Simonov