Anatoly Georgievich Ufimtsev

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Anatoly Georgievich Ufimtsev (Russian: Анатолий Георгиевич Уфимцев) (1880[1]-1936[2]) was a Russian engineer and aviation pioneer. He was born in Kursk. He invented a radial engine for which he received a Russian patent[3] and designed his own vehicles "Spheroplane 1" (Сфероплан №1) and "Spheroplane 2" (Сфероплан №2). He later designed and built agricultural equipment and wind turbines.[1]

Ufimtsev's inventions[edit]


  1. ^ a b Davydov, G. A. "A. G. Ufimtsev Aviation Engine". Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  2. ^ "Большая биографическая энциклопедия - Уфимцев, Анатолий Георгиевич". Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  3. ^ Maurice A. Kelly (2009). Russian Motor Vehicles: The Czarist Period 1784 to 1917. Veloce Publishing Ltd. p. 53. ISBN 978-1-84584-213-0.