• P.А. Kolesov became the chief designer of the Rybinsk engine-building design bureau. Under his leadership the unique aircraft engines for the advanced aircraft such as Т-4 bomber-missile carrier, Тu-144D supersonic passenger aircraft, Yak-141 multipurpose fighter with vertical take-off and landing were developed.
• Upgrade of the scientific labour organization integrated system which was mainly similar to the modern quality management systems and allowed to issue the product of the world level is under way at the company.
Photo: poster of scientific labour organization, late 1960s.
• The social program is being actively developed in Rybinsk due to the company support: the plant built football field and water-skiing area, a swimming pool, kindergartens, recreation centers, more than 2 mln.sq.m of habitation.