Famous Soviet and Russian aircraft designer Ivan Mikoyan died in Moscow on 90-m to year of life, reports the website of TV channel “Zvezda”.
Mikoyan was the son of a member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee, first Deputy Chairman of the government of the USSR Anastas Mikoyan. All his life he worked in the design office, which was founded in 1939 by his uncle, Artem Mikoyan.
In KB Ivan Mikoyan worked as leading engineer, Deputy chief designer. He was one of the founders of the multipurpose fighter MiG-29. During its development, the designer has twice received the state prize of the USSR.
The rest of your life Mikoyan continued to be the adviser to the Russian aircraft Corporation “MiG”.