Name Explanation Examples
G Transport, Gruzovoj G-1, G-2
G Designation for V.K.Gribovskij aircraft G-10
G Designation for P.I.Grokhovskij aircraft G-61
GASN Special Purpose Hydroplane, Gydro-Aeroplane Spetsialnogo Naznachenija GASN
GAZ State Aircraft Factory, Gosudarstvennyj AviaZavod, Used before the Great Patriotic War. Lebed factory;
GAZ Gorky Automotive Factory, Gorkovskij AvtoZavod
GDL Gas-dynamics Laboratory, GazoDinamicheskaya Laboratorija
Giproorgstroi State Institute of Building Design and Construction Organization, Gosudarstvennyj Institut Prooketirovanija i Organizatsii Stroitelstva (??)
GIRD State Institute of Rocket Engines, Gosudarstvennyj Institut Roketnyh Dvigatelej
GKO State Defence Commetee, Gosudarstvennyj Kokitet Oborony
Glavsevmorput North Naval Ways Management, Glavk Severnogo Morskogo Puti
GLONASS Global Navigation Satellite System
GPS Global Positioning System
GROS Grazhdanskoe Opytnoe Samoliotostroenie, Civil Experimental Aircraft Works Mentioned on K-1 page
GST Designation for license-built 'Catalina', GydroSamoliot Transportnyj, Cargo Hydroplane.
Thanks to Roman Deniskin
GST Catalina
Gu Initials of Gudkov Design Bureau; Gu-1, Gu-82
GU Glavnoe Upravlenie, Major Management
GUAP Glavnoe Upravlenie Aviatsionnoj Promyshlennosti, Major Management of the Aviation Industry
GvIAP Gvardejskij Iistrebitelnyj AviaPolk, Guardian (elite) Fighter Regiment
GVF Grazhdanskij Vozdushnij Flot, Civil AirFleet, predecessor of the Aeroflot