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Boris Nikolaevich Iur’ev

Helicopter designer

Boris Iur’ev, USSR Helicopter designer.

Background

Iur’ev, Boris was born in 1889.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Higher Technical School, 1919.

Career

Deputy Head of the Zhukovskii Air Force Academy, 1942-1949. Pioneered the construction of Soviet helicopters in the 1930s and 1940s.