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The Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (Russian: Центра́льный аэрогидродинами́ческий институ́т, ЦАГИ, translit. Tsentralniy Aerogidrodinamicheskiy Institut, TsAGI) was founded in Moscow
Moscow
by the pioneer of Russian aviation, Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky
Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky
on December 1, 1918.

Contents

1 History 2 Leaders of TsAGI 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] Since 1925 and into the 1930s, TsAGI
TsAGI
developed and hosted Tupolev's AGOS (Aviatziya, Gidroaviatziya i Opytnoye Stroitelstvo, the "Aviation, Hydroaviation, and Experimental Construction"), the first aircraft design bureau in Soviet Union, and at the time the main one.[1] In 1930, two other major aircraft design bureaus in the country were the Ilyushin's "unsystematic" TsKB (Tsentralnoye Konstruksionnoye Byuro, the "Central Design Bureau") and an independent, short-lived Kalinin's team in Kharkiv.[1] In 1935 TsAGI
TsAGI
was partly relocated to the former dacha settlement Otdykh (literally, "Relaxation") converted to the new urban-type settlement Stakhanovo. It was named after Alexey Stakhanov, a famous Soviet miner. On April 23, 1947, the settlement was granted town status and renamed to Zhukovsky. The Moscow
Moscow
branch of the institute is currently known as MAGI, or Moscow
Moscow
complex of TsAGI. In 1965 in Zhukovsky an Department of Aeromechanics and Flight Engineering of MIPT was established under TsAGI; it has been preparing young specialists able to solve complex problems of the aircraft industry. Among latest TsAGI
TsAGI
developments are the rocket Energia
Energia
and the Space Shuttle Buran. In 2013 TsAGI
TsAGI
developed a testbench for high-speed compound helicopters with propellers.[2] Leaders of TsAGI[edit]

1918–1921: Nikolai Yegorovich Zhukovsky 1921–1931: S. A. Tschaplygin 1932–1937: N. M. Charlamow 1938–1939: M. N. Schulschenko 1940–1941: I. F. Petrow 1941–1950: S. N. Schischkin 1950–1960: A. I. Makarewski 1960–1967: Vladimir Mikhailovich Myasishchev 1967–1989: G. P. Swischtschjow 1989–1995: G I. Sagainow 1995–1998: W. Ja. Neuland 1998–2006: W. G. Dmitrijew 2006–2007: W. A. Kargopolzew 2007–2009: S. L. Tschrenyschtschjow 2009–present: B. S. Aljoschin

References[edit]

^ a b Albrecht, Ulrich; Nikutta, Randolph (October 1993). The Soviet armaments industry. pp. 15–16. ISBN 978-3-7186-5313-3.  ^ TsAGI
TsAGI
has created a unique test bench for testing high-speed helicopters TsAGI, 13 december 2013

External links[edit]

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TsAGI
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TsAGI
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Coordinates: 55°35′36″N 38°06′24″E / 55.59333°N 38.10667°E / 55.59333; 38.10667

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