Vasily Ivanovich Rakov (Russian: Василий Иванович Раков; 8 February [O.S. 26 January] 1909 – 28 December 1996) was a pilot in the Soviet Air Force who was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union in 1940 and 1945 for his actions in the Winter War and World War II respectively; afterward, he remained in the military, reaching the rank of Major-General.
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Tamara Fyodorovna Konstantinova (Russian: Тамара Фёдоровна Константинова; 7 November 1919 – 28 July 1999) was an Ilyushin Il-2 pilot and deputy squadron commander in the Soviet Air Force during the Second World War. On 29 June 1945, she was awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union. Her brother, Vladimir ...
Each time Kopylov went into the air with few selected passengers to demonstrate capabilities of flight.By 1926 Vasily Kopylov and his mechanic Klychko had already flown from Moscow to Tehran, from Moscow to Beijing via Mongolia, from Moscow to Rome, Udina, Vienna, from Krakow to Moscow, and completed numerous local flights from Moscow to Tver ...
Sep 17, 2003 · Five military transport planes of the Russian Air Force will make flights to Kosovo and back to airlift the servicemen, special equipment and cargoes in March. The second plane will leave Tver for the Slatina airport in Kosovo on Friday, the spokesman said.
Vasily Ivanovich Rakov (Russian Василий Иванович Раков; 8 February O.S. 26 January1909 – 28 December 1996) was a pilot in the Soviet Air Force who was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union in 1940 and 1945 for his actions in the Winter War and World War II respectively; afterward, he remained in the military, reaching the rank of Major-General. 1 Early life 2 ...
The Forces of central subordination of the Russian Air Force report directly to the Headquarters of the Air Force. This listing is believed to be as of August 2008. This listing is believed to be as of August 2008.
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Piloted by Leiutenant Ivan Krapivko, the plane crash-landed in October 1941, was discovered in a swamp outside Tver 60 years later and spent another three years under restoration. Credit: Kirill Kukhmar/TASS/Alamy Live News
Aug 18, 2016 · Russian Air Force Space Communications Center Moscow If we are speaking about my military capacity, it was in the 1980s when I happened to be serving not in a regular unit, but in the central staff. Work in the central staff entails close links with the units in the field and a large amount of traveling.