Ilya Florentievich Florov,
Aleksej Andreevich Borovkov

In 1935 two young engineers I.F.Florov and A.A.Borovkov proposed project of unusual biplane fighter - very compact, without struts or wires between the wing. The prototype (fighter N07211) was built in 1937.
This project evolved (as the I-207) through several stages until the German invasion.
Original twin-tail fighter 'D' with combined (piston + two ramjets) powerplant was under development, also cancelled during evacuation in 1941.
A.A.Borovkov was killed in aircraft crash in 1945.
I.F.Florov worked in rocket-powered experimental fighter (4302) in 1944-1947.
Created September 4, 1997
Modified November 24, 1998
by Alexandre Savine;
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