The legendary Ukrainian aircraft designer died at 83 year of life
Died aircraft, developed by Antonov An-124 “Ruslan” and An-225 “Mriya” Victor Tolmachev. This was announced on his page on Facebook Director General Aviation complex. Ilyushin Aleksey Rogozin.
“Today, after a serious illness died one of the founders of the An-124 “Ruslan” and An-225 “Mriya” chief designer Viktor Tolmachev,” – wrote Rogozin.
Note that the aircraft worked at the Antonov design Bureau in 1964, participated in the design and creation of almost all aircraft of the series “the Academy” and their modifications.
Since 1991 he worked as a technical Director of airline “Volga-Dnepr”.
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