Encyclopedia of designers.Lavochkin (2016)

Documentary №99807, 1 part, duration: 0:07:21
Production: Studio Roscosmos
Other authors:Rozakova Marina, Kuckij Mihail, Shatilo Sergej, Trudova Nataljya, Pastuhov Sergej


Semyon Alekseevich Lavochkin is a Soviet engineer, aircraft designer, creator of the first aircraft that reached the North Pole (La-11) and the speed of sound in flight (La-176).

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Photo of Lavochkin's family.

Chronicle of the beginning of the XX century:

Students in the classroom.

Red Army soldiers.

Soldiers are marching.

Traffic in the center of Moscow (trams, horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians).

Students in the classroom.

Aviation historian Gennady Serov tells about Lavochkin's youth.

Student photo of Lavochkin.

Work on the TB-1 bomber in the Tupolev Design Bureau.

The traffic controller gives the go-ahead with flags, the plane begins to take off.

Engineers are working on the drawings.

LaGG-1 on the ground and in the air.

Manufacture of the aircraft frame from delta wood.

The plane is in the clouds.

Drawings of LaGG-3.

Planes at the airfield, winter.

Comments by Gennady Serov.

The plane is maneuvering on the field.

Photo of Lavochkin.

Lavochkin at the table in his office.

The pilot gets on the plane.

Planes in the air.

Photo of Lavochkin with colleagues.

Aerial battles.

Semyon Lavochkin.

Photos of the 301 plant in Khimki.

Irina Zhilinskaya, director of the Lavochkin NGO Museum, tells about the history of the factory located at the furniture factory.

Single-engine planes take off.

Manufacture of the wooden frame of the aircraft.

Gennady Serov talks about new laboratories and the transition to the construction of all-metal aircraft.

Lavochkin talks with colleagues, inspects planes.


Planes at the airfield, winter, technicians start the engine of another car.

La-11 flights.

Swept wing.

Photos of La-160 and La-176 aircraft.

The clouds.

Gennady Serov tells about the death of a pilot during an experimental flight of La-176.

Lavochkin gets up from the table, takes a book from the shelf, flips through it.

Unmanned target aircraft La-17.

The Berkut air defense system.

The Tempest project.

Lavochkin gets into the car.

The Dal air defense system.

Lavochkin's office at the Sary-Shagan training ground.

Photos of Lavochkin.

Memorial plaque in Akhtubinsk.

NGO named after Lavochkin in Khimki, a monument in front of the building.


Lavochkin S.A. -- Soviet aircraft designer, Major General of the Aviation Engineering Service, twice Hero of Socialist Labor, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Calendar: 1930s 1940s 1950s

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788] Astrakhan region [769] Kazakhstan [114]

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