"Obelisk in the universe" (2007)

Documentary №37243, 1 film, duration: 0:26:10

Movie №1 "Obelisk in the universe"

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The film is dedicated to the great Soviet aircraft designer Konstantin Kalinin .

Kalinin in the early 20 - ies created the first domestic passenger plane K1 revolutionary elliptical wing, and in 1929 made ​​a fantastic breakthroughand built the world's first aircraft according to the scheme "all in the wing" - it was a giant K7. After that Kalinin built the first airplane in the world on a " flying wing " K12 - the prototype of all modern supersonic aircraft.

In 1938, the designer of the revolutionary on false charges was shot and soon completely forgotten.

But his ideas continue to inspire of aircraft, and he created a school in Kharkov aircraft to this day is one of the most advanced in the world.

Key words

Aviation, Soviet scientists.

Calendar: 20th 30th 90th

Locations: Russia [1]

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