(8. 5. 1908 - 5. 2. 1997)
L oz Boris - Squadron 101 th Aviation Regiment (1 st Air Division, 7 th Air Corps, Long-Range Aviation), Captain. Born May 8, 1908 in Dresden (Germany), which in 1902 was forced to emigrate mother Б+T professional revolutionary, was convicted for participating in the Rostov strike. Jew. From 1915 he lived in Russia. He graduated from the Moscow workers' college.
In the Army 1926-1930. In 1927 he graduated from the Leningrad military-theoretical school Air Force in 1927-1928 he studied at the Borisoglebskaya military aviation school pilots. Until 1930 he served in line units aviamotoristom Air. In 1929 participated in the battles on the CEL.
In 1931 he graduated from flight school Balashov GVF. In 1931-1941 worked as a pilot Ukrainian Office GVF.
Since 1941 the army again. Member of the Great Patriotic War from July 1941 to pilot the Moscow office of special formations of the Office of the GVF. Since May 1942 БT commander, and deputy commander of the aviation squadron deputy commander of the 101 th (186 th Guards) Aircraft Regiment. During the war years performed 403 (including 229 at night) sorties to bomb military and industrial facilities, manpower and military equipment of the enemy, transporting ammunition and other cargo guerrillas, landing paratroopers behind enemy lines.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Boris Lunts awarded July 27, 1943.
. Since 1946, Major Luntz BG
. БT in stock. In 1946-1964 БT Test Pilot NII-17 (Scientific Research Institute of the Ministry of Radio), was engaged in testing of different aircraft radar equipment. Until 1977 continued to work in the Institute of MCI as an engineer.
Lived in Moscow. Died Feb. 5, 1997. He is buried in Moscow on Kuntsevo Cemetery.
Honored Test Pilot of the USSR (29.8.1964). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, 3 orders of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, Order of the Red Star and medals.
Biography provided by A. Simonov