(1904 - 4. 10. 1938)
B ryandinsky Alexander Matveyevich test pilot. Born in 1904 in the village Isakovo now Krasnogorsk district of Moscow region. Russian. In 1919 he graduated from high school, worked as a sailor on the Volga city of Samara nurse in hospital. In 1924 he graduated from the workers' school at the Moscow State University.
In the Red Army from 1924. He studied at the Leningrad Naval Academy, where he was sent to the Sevastopol military aviation school. After graduation he studied at the Air Force and special school courses navigators in the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky.
Since 1930 Б? navigator test NII VVS. He took part in the trials bomber TB-3, Pe-8, DB-3. In 1937, together with the pilot VK Kokkinaki made by the plane DB-3 series of long-haul flights. In 1937 as a navigator found 3 of the world air speed record flying a plane CDB-26.
. 27-28 June 1938 on the plane CDB-30 "Moscow" with the pilot VK Kokkinaki made a nonstop flight on route Moscow Б? Far East, 7580 km long.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Matveyevich Bryandinskomu awarded July 17, 1938 for the implementation of this flight and for displaying courage and heroism.
. Lived in Moscow
. Died in a plane crash on Oct. 4, 1938 while searching for the crew VS Grizodubova. About the crash occurred is not told with otavshihsya alive have strict sign an nerazgloshenii.
. Buried in the city of Komsomolsk-na-Amur.
. Awarded the Order of Lenin.
Biography provided by A. Simonov