Yury Garrievich Abramovich (September 5, 1935, born in Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR) is a test pilot of the Moscow Aviation Industrial Association (MAIA).
Yury Abramovich graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute in 1959. From 1965 to 1995 Abramovich worked as a test pilot at aviation enterprise "Znamya Truda" (now named MAIA) in Lukhovitsy town in Moscow Districtdisambiguation needed. He tested several supersonic fighter aircraft Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23, Mikoyan MiG-29 and their modifications, and participated in testing the Ilyushin Il-103 light multipurpose aircraft.
He currently lives in the city of Zhukovsky, Moscow District, and works as deputy head of the aviation testing complex of MAIA for flight work. He is an ethnic Jew.
Honours and awardsEdit
- Hero of the Russian Federation (1 March 1996)
- Order of the Red Banner of Labour, twice (26 April 1971, 11 October 1974)
- Order of the Badge of Honour (31 July 1961)
- Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary since the Birth of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin"
- Medal "Veteran of Labour"
- Honoured Test Pilot of the USSR
- ↑ Президент Российской Федерации. Указ №314 от 01.03.1996 «О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации работников предприятий, учреждений и организаций оборонных отраслей промышленности». (President of Russia. Ukaz #314 of 1 March 1996 On the conferring of state awards of the Russian Federation to employees of enterprises, agencies and defence industry organisations. ).
- Abramovich Yury Garrievich, WarHeroes.Ru (in Russian)
- Abramovich Yury Garrievich, TestPilot.Ru (in Russian)
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