Accession Number : AD0719802

Title :   First-Born of Soviet Aviation Science,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Makarevskii,A. I. ; Petunin,A. N.

Report Date : 15 JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The article briefly traces the role of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute im. Prof. N. E. Zhukovskiy (TsAGI) in the development of Soviet military and civilian aviation. It discusses some of the technical problems encountered in the development of subsonic, transonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flights and steps undertaken to solve them. Some of the TsAGI wind tunnels and their role in aircraft development are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AERONAUTICS, USSR), (*AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY, USSR), CIVIL AVIATION, DESIGN, AERODYNAMICS, WIND TUNNELS

Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE