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Aleksei Andreevich Tupolev

aircraft designer

Aleksei Tupolev, USSR Aircraft designer.

Background

Tupolev, Aleksei was born on May 20, 1925 in Moscow. Son of A. N. Tupolev.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, 1949.

Career

Designer of various supersonic jets (among them the TU-144, which he developed with his father in 1968). USSR State Prize, 1967.

Religion

No religious basis is needed in order to display ethical behavior.

Views

The emphasis on peaceful coexistence doesn’t mean that the Soviet Union accepted a static world with clear lines. Socialism is inevitable and the "correlations of forces" were moving towards socialism.