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Kokkinaki Konstantin

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(11. 3. 1910 - 4. 3. 1990)

By okkinaki Konstantin Konstantinovich - Test Pilot. Born March 11, 1910 in the city of Novorossiysk Krasnodar Territory (the younger brother of Vladimir Konstantinovich Kokkinaki-double of the hero of the Soviet Union). He graduated from the 7 classes, worked as a stevedore at the port, a sailor on the ship and vodnospasatelnoy station. In the army since 1930. In 1932 he graduated from the Stalingrad Military Aviation School of Pilots. He served in line units the Air Force.

. In 1936-1939 T test pilot of military aircraft factory acceptance 1 (now T Moscow Aircraft Production Association); experienced serial combat aircraft F-5, P-7, CI-6, I-15bis, I-153.

. Member of the national liberation war in China: In June 1939 T June 1940 T deputy commander, commander of the fighter air group, made 166 sorties, shot down in aerial combat in person 3 and group 4 enemy planes
. In a subsequent battle was hit and barely have lasted up to the airfield.

. In 1940-1941 T test pilot aircraft factory 1; experienced fighter serial I-153 and MiG-3.

. In Private Great Patriotic War: June-August 1941 T deputy commander, commander of the 401 th Fighter Regiment, Special Purpose Vehicle (Western Front), formed from the test pilots
. Carried out 98 sorties in the aerial battles personally shot down 4 and in group 3 enemy planes.

. In 1942-1950 T test pilot aircraft factory 30 (now T Moscow Aircraft Production Association); experienced serial IL-2, IL-12, participated in experimental trials of IL-6, IL-22
. Since 1950, Colonel Kokkinaki KK. T in stock.

In 1951-1964 T in flight test work in OKB Mikoyan. Rise into the sky and tested various versions of MiG-17, MiG-19, MiG-21. In 1960 established the 2 world aviation records (including 1 T absolute) speed flight in the Mig-21.

. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Konstantin Konstantinovich Kokkinaki 21 avgksta awarded in 1964 for their courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new aviation technology.

. In 1964-1965 T pilot of the transport unit OKB Mikoyan
. Since 1965 he worked in EDO lead, senior engineer.

Lived in Moscow. Died March 4, 1990. He is buried in Moscow on Kuzminskoye cemetery.

Honored Test Pilot of the USSR (1963). Awarded 3 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, 3 orders of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, 2 orders of Red Star, Order of Friendship of Peoples, medals, foreign awards. Awarded medals de Lavaux (1961) (FAI).

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Biography provided by A. Simonov



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