Condolences of the Russian federation president Vladimir Putin

30 April 2019
To relatives and friends of the aircraft designer, Doctor of Engineering Science, professor Genrikh Novozhilov.

Dear Ludmila Ivanovna and Sergei Genrikhovich, with profound sorrow I perceived the news about the death of your husband and father – Genrikh Vasilievich Novozhilov.

Outstanding scientist, bright representative of the legendary pleiad of general designers, Genrikh Vasilievich Novozhilov dedicated his life to serving the Fatherland. For years of constructive, selfless labour he made an invaluable contribution to strengthening of defensive and technological power of the country, to development of modern aerotechnics, to design of advanced examples of famed aircrafts of “IL” family. Сherished memory of this extraordinary man and patriot will keep in hearts of his relatives, colleges, educatees forever. In our hearts.

Vladimir Putin

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