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Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gromov : biography

24 February 1899 - 22 January 1985

Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gromov ( 24 February 1899 - 22 January 1985) was a famous Russian aviator and Hero of the Soviet Union.


On 12-14 July 1937, Mikhail Gromov, A. B. Yumashev and S. A. Danilin established a new non-stop flight distance record of from Moscow to San Jacinto, California, U.S., via the North Pole in a Tupolev ANT-25.

He was the first director of the LII, a flight research institute which currently bears his name as does the square in the city of Zhukovsky near it.

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