Russian People Famous Aviators from Russia

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List of notable or famous aviators from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top aviators born in Russia and even some popular aviators who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian aviators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These aviators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known aviator from Russia is included when available.

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This historic aviators from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian aviators of note?" and "Who are the most famous aviators from Russia?" These prominent aviators of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian aviators.

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Aleksandr Samokutyayev is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Aviators from Russia
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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Samokutyayev is a Russian cosmonaut. Samokutyayev served as a Flight Engineer for the International Space Station long duration Expedition 27/28 missions. He also served as the Soyuz TMA-21 commander. He most recently served on the Soyuz TMA-14M Expedition 41/42 crew aboard the ISS. He was hired as a cosmonaut in the summer of 2003. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Penza, Russia

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Aleksei Aleksandrovich Gubarev was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on two space flights: Soyuz 17 and Soyuz 28. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Samara, Russia

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Anatoly Berezovoy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Aviators from Russia
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Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy was a Soviet cosmonaut. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1942-2014)

Birthplace: Enem, Russia

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Anatoly Filipchenko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Aviators from Russia
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Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko was a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions. After leaving the space programme in 1982 Filipchenko became the Deputy Director of the OKB in Kharkiv. He was awarded: Hero of the Soviet Union Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR Order of Lenin Order of the Red Banner of Labour Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" State Prize of the USSR Order of the Banner of the Bulgarian People's Republic Medal "For the Strengthening Military Cooperation" Medal "Brotherhood in Arms" ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 90

Birthplace: Soviet Union

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