Сегодня родился Миль Михаил Леонтьевич
On November 22, 1909 in Moscow Mil Mikhail Leontyevich was born. This is a Soviet designer of helicopters and a scientist, a Doctor of Engineering. In 12 years Mikhail made plane model which won a contest in Tomsk. Mile studied at polytechnical institute as the aviation mechanic. After institute he participated in development of aircraft "автожир" A-7, A-12 and A-15. In days of the Great Patriotic War Mikhail was engaged in improvement of warplanes. In December, 1947 M. L. Mil became the chief designer of a helicopter factory. Under management of Mile the helicopters Mi-2, Mi-4, Mi-6, Mi-8, Mi-10, Mi-12, Mi-24 and others were created. In honor of Mile the Moscow helicopter plant and some Russian streets are called.