GONCHARENKO Viktor( The numerous champion and record holder of the country gliding)
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Biography GONCHARENKO Viktor
1922. - 1977
Name of Viktor Goncharenko is widely known in aviation circles: he was the repeated champion and record holder of the country gliding. Not imagine himself without a favorite cause, Viktor flew literally until the last minute of his life: the summer of 1977 he was killed, flying in the Crimea over the mountain Klementyeva ... But we were friends ... Been friends for over a quarter century. Goncharenko remained in my heart, a man generous soul,. friendly, sympathetic, not susceptible to depression, multilateral development, always full of new ideas.
The flights were not his only calling in life: Viktor valued as a singer, artist of the Kiev Philharmonic. He actively worked in newspapers and magazines, has organized several events. I remember in the Crimea the fiftieth anniversary of the Soviet Gliding. Goncharenko voluntarily took the trouble for the holiday. We, the participants were delighted with his ability to foresee everything to the last detail, his energy, tireless. Do not forget, as over the mountain Klementyeva, which started with gliders, radio equipment amplified voice resounded witty commentator, who became the soul of summer festival. This commentator was, of course, our Goncharenko. He led a report on the festival, which opened VIII World Championships in aviation in 1976 and attended by thousands of Kiev.
Gliding Viktor devoted not one of his books. In them he spoke about the secrets of mastery of the most outstanding 'aces motorless flights'. They have done a good deed, their lessons learned, many young athletes. Viktor Goncharenko A book for children published in the Ukrainian language - 'Hello, storks' and 'stories, brought from heaven' - enthusiastically read and children, and adults.