Vladimir Yermolaev

Aerospace Engineer, Deceased Person

1909 – 1944

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Who was Vladimir Yermolaev?

Vladimir Grigoryevich Yermolaev, 1909–1944, was a Soviet aircraft designer, general-major of the aviation engineering service. He graduated from the Moscow State University in 1931.

Yermolaev was a leading engineer in development of the Bartini "Stal-7" aircraft. Yermolayev became the chief of OKB-240 in 1939, after Bartini was arrested and interned in a Siberian Gulag; he led the development and production of Stal-7 based long range bomber DB-240/Yer-2/Yer-4 and its variants with Charomskii ACh-30 diesel engines.

Yermolaev died in 1944 due to a typhoid infection.

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Born
Aug 22, 1909
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Moscow State University
Died
Dec 31, 1944

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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