A monument to Andrei Tupolev was erected within the Basmanny district


A monument to the legendary Soviet scientist and engineer Andrei Tupolev was unveiled within the capital. The monument was erected in honor of the a hundredth anniversary of the Tupolev Design Bureau at 17 Akademika Tupolev Embankment.

The monument was made from bronze. It’s a sculptural picture of Andrey Tupolev with a drawing rolled up. The monument was put in on a triangular pedestal, with the define of a novel Tu-144 supersonic plane within the background. The opening ceremony of the monument was attended by colleagues and kinfolk of the plane designer, representatives of public and scientific organizations, metropolitan and federal authorities.

Andrey Tupolev (1888-1972) — Soviet scientist and plane designer, Physician of Technical Sciences, member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, laureate of many state awards. Underneath his management, greater than 300 sorts of plane had been designed, together with the primary home civil jet Tu-104 and the world’s first supersonic passenger liner Tu-144. Andrey Tupolev introduced up quite a lot of excellent aviation designers, together with Vladimir Petlyakov, Pavel Sukhoi and Mikhail Mil. Since 2018, Moscow Vnukovo Airport has been named after the scientist.