(20. 8. 1926)
E liang Edward Vaganovich - Test Pilot. Born August 20, 1926 in Baku (Azerbaijan). By nationality armenin. In 1938-1944 he lived in Norilsk, Moscow, Sverdlovsk,. In 1944 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Air Force special school.
In the Soviet army from 1944. In 1944 he graduated from the 9 th Air Force School of initial training of pilots (g.Buguruslan), 1948 БT Borisoglebsk Military Aviation School, until 1951 there was an instructor pilot. In 1953 he graduated from the Test Pilot School in 1960 БT evening department Zhukovsky branch MAI.
In 1953-1958 БT Test Pilot Flight Research Institute (now named БT LII Gromov). Held a series of testing on aircraft-fighter aircraft participated in the testing space suits. In 1958-1960 БT Test Pilot of Sukhoi Design Bureau, conducted a test interceptor aircraft P-1. In 1960-1982 БT Test Pilot TUPOLEV. Rise into the sky and tested the world's first supersonic passenger aircraft Tu-144 bombers took part in the tests Tu-22 Tu-154 and their modifications.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal Б• Б•L test pilot Eduardo Vaganovichu Yelyan awarded April 26, 1971 for courage and heroism, . shown during testing of new aviation technology.,
. Since 1982 БT in stock
. Worked as an engineer in the OKB named after AI Mikoyan. He lived in the town of Zhukovsky, Moscow region, Moscow. He currently lives in Rostov-na-Donu.
W asluzhenny Test Pilot USSR (1967), Colonel. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Banner, Red Star and medals.
Biography provided by A. Simonov