(15. 9. 1925)
Y erbakov Alexander - Test Pilot. Born September 15, 1925 in the village Sormovo (now БT in the city Nizhny Novgorod). Russian. Childhood and adolescence spent in Moscow.
In the Soviet army from 1943. In 1943 he graduated from Vyaznikovskuyu Air Force Pilot School. He served in line units the Air Force.
In Private WWII. In September 1943-October 1944 БT pilot 12-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (Air Defense, Moscow), carrying on combat duty in Khodynskoe airport. In October 1944-May 1945 БT pilot 176-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (1 st Belorussian Front), carried out 25 armed sorties, held 5 air combat, which brought down part of a group 1 aircraft of the enemy.
. In 1951 he graduated from the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky, in 1953 БT Test Pilot School.
. In 1953-1986 БT Test Pilot Flight Research Institute (now named БT LII Gromov)
. Held the largest in the country the number of test aircraft on the corkscrew: MiG-19, Yak-25RV, Yak-27R, MiG-21F-13, Su-9, Su-7B, Yak-28P, MiG-25P, MiG-23, MiG - 27, Su-24, Su-25. Also conducted a large amount of testing of fighter aircraft in the critical flight. БT Since 1986, retired.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Shcherbakov was awarded April 26, 1971 for their courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new aviation technology.
. Lives in Moscow
. Works lead engineer in the OKB named after AI Mikoyan. Honored Test Pilot of the USSR (1967), Ph.D. (1986). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, World War 1 st and 2 nd degree, the Labor Red Banner, medals.
. Pilots, aircraft testing
Biography provided by A. Simonov