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Sergei Vladimirovich Iliushin

aircraft designer

Sergei Iliushin, USSR Aircraft designer. Highly decorated(3 times Hero of Socialist Labour, many state awards).

Background

Iliushin, Sergei was born in 1894.

Education

Graduated from the Zhukovskii Airforce Academy, 1926.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1918. Joined the Red Army, 1919. Head of an aircraft design bureau, 1931.

Became one of the best-known designers of Soviet military and civil aircraft (the Iliushin, or IL series). Academician, 1968.

Religion

Religious leaders contribute to secular and religious wars by endorsing or supporting the violence.

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.