Tupolev, Andrei Nikolaevich
A.N.Tupolev defended his degree in the MVTU,
"Experience of hydroplane development based on the wind tunnel tests";
and started to work on creation of the
predecessor - Aerodynamic Section of the NTO
VSNKh; In November
the project of
signed by Zhukovsky and Tupolev, was submitted to the VSNKh.
- member of the First (airplane) Section of the NTK
VVS. Section was responsible for the aircraft
TTT and giving recommendations on 'sketch' projects.
- head of Aviation Division of the
- Initiated development of first aircraft in
at the same time started to work on the ANT-1;
- A.N.Tupolev created his own OKB.
- November 26,
World First twin-engined all-metal cantilever bomber ANT-4 (TB-1)
was designed and built. Despite its angular shape and corrugated duralumin skin (normal
for the historic period), aircraft became a first classic monoplane bomber.
For more than two decades designers all over the world followed this layout.
A.N.Tupolev's son, Alexej, participated in design and trials
of the Tu-144 supersonic airliner. In
son succeeded his father's position after death of heavy aviation patriarch.
Valentin Dmitriyev, a senior designer.
Naberezhnaya Akademia Tupoleva 17
Tupolev - A New Horizon
'Tupolev Aircraft since 1922' by Bill Gunston;
Tupolev aircraft... boy, I saw it somewhere else too!
Tupolev, Andrey Nikolaevich
Construction Bureau: Tupolev
(few) Tupolev pictures
TUPOLEV, Andrey Nikolaevich
Tupolev aircraft photos