Posts tagged: Sergei Ilyushin

I is for Sergei Ilyushin

If you take even a passing interest in aircraft, the Ilyushin is instantly recognisable as a Russian brand, and the company that manufactures them owes it all to the son of a peasant family, Sergei Vladimirovitch Ilyushin.

Ilyushin was born in the village of Dilyalevo in south-central Russia in 1894, the youngest of eleven children. Read more ›››