In the 1930s, the word "polar explorer" was synonymous with the highest courage.
The people were ready to wear polar explorers in their arms.
The whole country was aiming for the North.
For several years, huge ports were built in the mouths of the northern rivers, and new ships went along the Northern Sea Route, but all of this would have been impossible without polar aviation and heroic polar pilots.
Regular airlines appeared, and all this was almost without navigation, in incredible weather conditions.
The north of the country is boiling ...
In 1945, Stalin was seriously afraid of Hiroshima, so in the postwar years, the development of the North was no longer a scientific, but a defense task.
The entire experience of polar aviation was turned into our answer to the Americans on their plans for the atomic bombing of the USSR ...
In the modern world, studies of the North continue, mainly due to sponsors who show a more persistent interest in this business, unlike the state.
The romantic period of Arctic exploration is over.
People still live and work here, children are born, and everyone understands that it is impossible to survive without aviation.
But it is very difficult to return to the Arctic today ...
The program was filmed by the commander of the crew of the Mi-8 Igor Obrazok, a polar aviation veteran Viktor Doroshenko, professor Arthur Chilingarov.
The shooting took place in the villages of Varandey and Ust-Kara, on the basis of polar pilots in Naryan-Mar.
Amundsen R.E.G. - Norwegian polar explorer, explorer, discoverer and record holder. Sedov G.Ya. - Russian hydrograph, polar explorer, senior lieutenant of the Navy, full member of the Russian Geographical Society, honorary member of the Russian Astronomical Society. Chukhnovsky B.G. - Soviet aviator, colonel of the Navy, one of the first polar pilots. Alekseev A.D. - Soviet test pilot, pilot of the Polar Aviation Administration of the Main Northern Sea Route, Hero of the Soviet Union. Vodopyanov M.V. - Soviet pilot, member of the rescue crew of the ship "Chelyuskin", Major General Aviation, a member of the Writers' Union of the USSR, Hero of the Soviet Union. Truman (Truman) G.S. - American statesman and politician, the 33rd President of the United States. Kalinin M.I. - revolutionary, state and party leader. Stalin I.V. - revolutionary, political, state, military and party leader. Schmidt O. Yu. - Soviet mathematician, geophysicist, astronomer, researcher of the Pamirs and the North, professor, academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR and the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR, Hero of the Soviet Union. Trёshnikov A.F. - Soviet oceanologist, geographer, researcher of the Arctic and Antarctic, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labor. Volovich V.G. - Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, retired colonel of medical service, honorary polar explorer, parachute instructor, member of the Union journalists of the Russian Federation, Russian Geographical Society and the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics named after KE Tsiolkovsky. Chilingarov A.N. - Researcher of the Arctic and Antarctic, oceanographer, doctor of geographical sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honored Meteorologist of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Russian Federation.
Calendar: 1910s-1920s 1934 1937 1948-1950 1954 1994 1998
Locations: Nenets Autonomous Okrug