13 January 1933, on the basis of the order number 411 Deputy Commissar of Heavy Industry of the USSR at the plant number 39 them. V.R. Menzhinsky was formed "Design Bureau of experimental aircraft construction of light aircraft and military series for the organization of a closed cycle of the design and production of aircraft."
Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin was appointed head of this design bureau.
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