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TOMSK, May 31 – RIA
Tomsk. The president Vladimir Putin signed a decree assigning
the name of the Soviet aircraft designer Nikolay Kamov to the Tomsk airport,
follows from the document posted on the official Internet portal of legal
information of the Russian Federation on Friday.
Earlier it was reported
that at the end of 2018 within the framework of the "Great Names of
Russia" project in social networks, on the special website, via the
telephone line and in volunteer points, a vote was taken on the choice of names
for airports in the country. About 70 thousand people voted for a name for the
Tomsk airport on the project website. Most of them supported the nomination of
the aircraft designer Nikolay Kamov (28745 votes).
As follows from the
text of the decree posted on the official Internet portal of legal information
of the Russian Federation, the president Putin has named the 44 airports of the
"I decree to
appropriate ... the name of N.I. Kamov to the international airport Tomsk
(Bogashevo)", - the presidential decree says.
(1902-1973) - is a graduate of Tomsk Technology University (nowadays – Tomsk
Polytechnic University). The Soviet aircraft designer, the creator of the first
Soviet autogyro of KASKR-1 "Red engineer" (together with the engineer
N. Skrzhinsky), the creator of the "Ka" helicopters, the Doctor of
Engineering, Hero of Socialist Labour, the winner of the State award of the