I. Mikulionok Petro Nesterov: Triumph and Tragedy in the Sky of Ukraine

DOI: 10.20535/2307-5244.44.2017.105467

National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute»

An attempt was made to comprehensively cover the biography of the outstanding
Russian military pilot, aircraft designer and founder of aerobatics Petr Nikolaevich
Nesterov (1887–1914). Separately, a number of little-known and previously
silent facts from the life of the aviator, as well as issues of memorialization
of the memory of him.
Keywords: military aviation, aerobatics, dead loop, air ram, Peter Nesterov, Kiev, memory.


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