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SEDOV Grigory

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(15. 1. 1917)

With edov Grigory - Test Pilot. Born January 15, 1917 in Baku (Azerbaijan). Russian. Childhood and adolescence spent in the city of Astrakhan. In 1936-1937 he studied at the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute. In 1937 he graduated from Leningrad flying club.

In the army since 1938. In 1938 graduated from Borisoglebsk Air Force Pilot School. Until 1940 he served in line units air. In 1942 he graduated from the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky.

In 1942-1943 БT  assistant leading engineer Research and Experimental Institute of the Air Force. In 1943-1950 БT  test pilot and engineer leading the Air Force Research Institute, conducted a public test of jet Yak-15, Yak-23 Yak-30, participated in state testing of jet fighters MiG-9 and MiG-15.

. In 1950-1958 БT  in flight test work (a senior test pilot) in the Mikoyan EDB
. In 1952, the first in the country reached a level flight speed of sound (at the prototype I-360). In 1954, lifted into the sky and tested the first domestic production supersonic MiG-19, 1955 БT  the first Soviet aircraft with a delta wing E-4. Rise into the sky and tested numerous modifications of the MiG-17, as well as experienced the I-350, I-360, E-2A. Participated in the testing of aircraft and-3U, SM-50, I-7U, I-75, MiG-21.

. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star Medal, Grigori Aleksandrovich Sedov awarded May 1, 1957 for their courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new aviation technology.

. In 1958-1970 БT  deputy chief designer of OKB Mikoyan for flight tests
. In 1970-1998 БT  chief designer of OKB named after AI Mikoyan, led the development of supersonic MiG-23, MiG-27, MFI (Б•  1.44 Б•L). Since 1977, Major General Aviation Sedov GA. БT  in stock.

Lives in Moscow. Works Adviser to the designer OKB named after AI Mikoyan.

W asluzhenny Test Pilot USSR (1959). Lenin Prize (1976), USSR State Prize (1952). Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, Order of the October Revolution, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, 2 orders of Red Star and medals.

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