The book "Engines of combat aircraft of Russia" Kotelnikov V. R., Khrobystova O. V., Zrelova V. A. and Ponomarev V. A. dedicated. stories development of domestic aviation military engines: fighters, bombers, attack aircraft and reconnaissance aircraft. On 600 pages in an accessible form, the authors talk about the purpose of the engines, their design, technical features; give interesting facts and memories of the participants in the events related to the development, testing, mastering and operation of engines. From these details, a reliable picture of the development of the aviation industry is formed in terms of creating engines for combat aircraft, starting with piston engines and ending with a fifth-generation gas turbine engine.
“The special feature of the publication, which favorably distinguishes it from similar publications, is the large number of illustrations, diagrams and tables, which allow to present the main parameters and design of the engines and their elements. Much attention is paid to the description of the objects used by the engines - combat aircraft; information on their development, production and testing has been collected and analyzed. A significant place is occupied by information about the main centers of development and production of aircraft engines, as well as people who have made a significant contribution to the formation and development of military aviation in our country. Of interest are the memories of engineers, pilots, testers, given in the book, ”- Vladimir Zrelov, doctor of technical sciences, professor.
The book can be purchased at the online store publishers website www.yarkniga.ru. And also from 4 to 6 in April in the framework of the International Engine Forum - 2018 at VDNH.