Lavochkin Semyon Alekseevich( SOVIET aircraft)
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Biography Lavochkin Semyon Alekseevich
(11.IH.1900, Smolensk - 9.VI.1960, Moscow)
Major-General engineering and technical services (1944), twice Hero of Socialist Labor (1943.1956 gg.), Corresponding member of USSR Academy of Sciences (1958). Winner of State Prizes (1941, 1943, 1946, 1948.). Graduated in Roslavl city school in Kursk - the gymnasium, in 1927. - Moscow Higher Technical School. In the Soviet Army in 1918. From 1929. worked in a number of aviation companies, in 1935-38 he. - Chief designer of aircraft construction, in 1939. headed the bureau, from 1956. - Chief Designer. Under the direction of L. created fighters La-3, La-5 La-7 and a number of modifications had high combat qualities and played an important role in the Great Patriotic War. In the postwar years he worked in the field of jet aircraft. Member of the Supreme Council of 3.5 convocations. He was buried in Novodevichy Cemetery. His name is given to the streets in Moscow and Smolensk, there is a bronze bust.
Lit.: Astashenkov P.T. Bold launches. - M., 1976; Arlazorov ms. The front goes through KB. - Publishing. 2-e. - M., 1975; Yakovlev A.S. Purpose of Life. - Publishing. 4-e. - M., 1974; Belyaev I.N. In the Service of the Fatherland. - M., 1988, he also. Honor and glory - Labor. - Smolensk, 1991.