Andrei Tupolev and his aircrafts

Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev (1888-1972) - a major aircraft designer and aircraft production organiser of the 20th century, the founder of Soviet all-metal aircraft design, general designer of aircraft, Colonel-General, a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, Triple Hero of Socialist Labour, Hero of Labour of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, winner of the Lenin Prize, five State Prizes of the Soviet Union and the N. Ye. Zhukovsky Prize, an honorary fellow of the British Royal Aeronautical Society and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - was born in the village of Pustomazovo in the Tver' Province on 10 November 1888 (the New Style).
Andrei Tupolev was a disciple and one of the first assistants of the 'father of Russian aviation', Nikolai Ye. Zhukovsky, in setting up the world-known school of aviation thought, TsAGI. He graduated from the Moscow Higher Technical School (MVTU) in 1918. Tupolev took an active part in the cause, in which Zh…

ANT-41 (T-1, LK-1) experimental bomber, torpedo-bomber and 'cruiser'

ANT-40 (SB) tactical bomber

ANT-38 (VSB-1) high-speed high-altitude bomber (project)

ANT-37 (DB-2) record-breaking aircraft and long-range bomber

ANT-35 (PS-35) high-speed airliner