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Brief biografy of Genadiy S. Panatov

Genadiy S. Panatov was born on March 20, 1940.

In 1963 he graduated from Kuybishev Aviation Institute (Samara Aerospace University now) and was reffered to Taganrog city.

He started working as engineer-designer.

In 1980 he was appointed as a leading designer, and than - Deputy General Designer on the A-40 amphibious aircraft "Albatross".

In 1990 he was appointed General Designer and responsible head, in 1992 - General Designer and Head of BERIEV Aircraft Company.

Since 1994 till 2002 he was General Directer and General Designer of BERIEV Aircraft Company.

Since 2002 he was councillor of President of the Board of Directors of BERIEV Aircraft Company on science.

During his work at BERIEV Aircraft Company Genadiy S. Panatov took part in development of Be-30 passenger aircraft, BBA-14 amphibious aircraft of vertical take-off and landing, Tu-142MR and A-50, A-40 amphibious aircraft.

He was in charge of the programs of development of convertion amphibious aircraft: Be-200 multipurpose amphibious aircraft, Be-12P and Be-12P-200 fire fighting aircraft, Be-12NH cargo and passenger aircraft, Be-32K regional aircraft, Be-103 light amphibious aircraft.

By the dicision of the Russian Governement, in 1996, he was gived the rank of Laureat of State Premium of Russian Governement in the field of sience and technics. Genadiy S. Panatov is a Honour aircraftbuilder.

He was decorated with the orders "Friendship of Peoples" and "For the Merits of Native Land" of the IV-th degree.

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