Alexander Arkhangelsky (aircraft designer)
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Alexander Alexandrovich Arkhangelsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Арха́нгельский, 1892–1978) was an aircraft designer and doctor of technical sciences.
In 1932, he was appointed chief of the department of high-speed aircraft. He was the leading designer of the first Soviet bomber ANT-40 (SB) and its transport development, the PS-35. Since 1936 he was the chief of the bureau and responsible for large scale production of the SB. He was the chief designer of the Ar-2.
Arhangelsky OKB rejoined Tupolev OKB in 1941.
Since 1947 he was the first deputy chief designer.
He was the uncle of mathematician Alexander Arhangelskii.
He died in 1978.
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