Arseny Mironov

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Arseny Mironov (25 December 1917 – 3 July 2019) was a Russian scientist, aerospace engineer and aviator. He was one of the oldest researchers in aircraft aerodynamics and flight testing. He was one of the Gromov Flight Research Institute directors (1981–1985). Mironov was the recipient of the Stalin Prize (1948) and USSR State Prize (1976), and an honourary citizen of Zhukovsky.[1][2] He turned 100 in December 2017.[3] Mironov was born in Vladimir, Bolshevik Russia.

Mironov died on 3 July 2019 in Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast, Russia at the age 101.[4]

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  1. Остапенко, Юрий, ed. (2005). XX век. Авиастроение России в лицах [XXth Century. Faces of Russian Aviation Industry] (in Russian). Москва: МОО «Общество авиастроителей». p. 552.
  2. "Миронов Арсений Дмитриевич" (in Russian). Администрация городского округа Жуковский. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  3. Андрей Симонов (2017-12-25). СТАРЕЙШИНА ЛЁТНЫХ ИССЛЕДОВАНИЙ И ИСПЫТАНИЙ (PDF) (in Russian). Крылья Родины. Retrieved 2018-10-13.
  4. Знаменская, Эла. "Прощание с легендой: не стало Арсения Дмитриевич Миронова" [Farewell to the legend: Arseny Dmitryevich Mironov is gone] (in Russian). Retrieved 2019-07-03.

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