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Shiyan Georgy

( Hero of the Soviet Union)

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(7. 12. 1910 - 13. 12. 1995)

W iyanov Georgi Mikhailovich - Test Pilot. Born Dec. 7, 1910 in Moscow (on Novopeschanaya Street). Russian. In 1928 he graduated from Moscow radiotehnikum. Worked as a tool-maker, a loader, a technician at the plant. From 1932 he worked at TsAGI senior technician testing. Worked in mountaineering and in 1933 participated in the first ascent of Mount Communism. In 1934-1935 he served in the army (in one of the first airborne units). In 1935 he graduated from flight school at TsAGI and externally Kachin Military Aviation Pilot School.

In 1935-1941 БT  Test Pilot TsAGI (the Central airport). Rise into the sky and tested experimental planes SK-1, IP-1, SC-2, took part in trials of many other types of aircraft.

. In Private World War II: in July-August 1941 pilot БT  2 nd Independent Fighter Aviation Squadron (Air Defense, Moscow), committed 12 night sorties.

. In 1941-1967 БT  in flight test work in the Flight Research Institute (now named БT  LII Gromov)
. In 1946-1947 tested the first domestic jet fighter, the MiG-9. April 13, 1957 for the first time in the country made bezaerodromny start on the plane SM-30; in the tests carried out such 7 launches. Held a large amount of test work on fighter aircraft and heavy aircraft QCS-11, . QCS-15, . DIS, . Er-2, . IL-18, . La-7R, . MiG-17, . MiG-19, . Pe-2, . Tu-4, . Yak-6, . Yak-9, . Yak-20, . Yak-11пё, . Yak-18U; participated in trials on refueling MiG-19 from the Tu-16.,

. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Georgy Shiyanov awarded May 1, 1957 for their courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new aviation technology.

. In 1967-1986 he worked in the Flight Research Institute as a principal engineer.

. Lived in Moscow (on the Leningrad prospectus)
. Died Dec. 13, 1995. He is buried in Moscow on Kuntsevo Cemetery.

Honored Test Pilot of the USSR (1959), Captain. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, 3 Order of the Patriotic War, 1-st degree, medals.

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Biography provided by A. Simonov


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