Domestic aviation in the pre-war period and during the Great Patriotic War.
The exposition of the hall tells about the achievements of aviation science and design developments of new aircraft, about those people who created the technical foundation of the Great Victory of 1941-1945.
The rapid development of aviation in the pre-war years, the creation of a new scientific and experimental base of TsAGI in the Moscow region, the growth of the number of design bureaus and creative design teams offering the country new models of aviation equipment. The success of aviation was reflected in intercontinental flights, the development of the Arctic, numerous world records, in fierce battles during the Great Patriotic War, and influenced the development of the aviation and space industry in the post-war years.
The hall presents exhibits and documents from different eras. The original glider of O. Lilienthal, models of famous and little-known aircraft, the descent vehicle of the Yuri Gagarin Vostok spacecraft and the Luna-9 automatic station show an amazing connection between the times in human exploration of air and outer space.
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