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(4139) Ul’yanin

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1975 VE2. Discovered 1975 Nov. 2 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Sergej Alekseevich Ul’yanin (1871–1921), Russian pilot and talented inventor, who graduated from the Framan pilot school in France in 1910. Two of his projects involved the design of new airplanes, one of which was realized. He also designed a radio navigation system for airplanes in flight, as well as apparatus for air photography. (M 28089)

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