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Marina Popovich
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Born
Marina Lavrentievna Popovich Vasiliyeva
Марина Лаврентьевна Васильева

July 20, 1931(1931-07-20)
DiedNovember 30, 2017(2017-11-30) (aged 86)
NationalityRussian
Occupationpilot, author
Known for102 world records

Marina Lavrentievna Popovich (née Vasiliyeva; July 20, 1931 – November 30, 2017) was a Soviet Air Force colonel, engineer, and legendary Soviet test pilot. She held 102[1][2] aviation world records set on over 40 types of aircraft. She was one of the most famous pilots in Russian history, and one of the most important female pilots of all time.[3]

References

  1. Marina Popovich Archived 2011-07-02 at the Wayback Machine at Best People of Russia site.
  2. Russian Cosmonaut Marina Popovich discloses UFOs. - ExopoliticsTV interview with Alfred Lambremont Webre.
  3. "Марина Лаврентьевна Попович (Васильева)". www.astronaut.ru. http://www.astronaut.ru/as_rusia/lady62/text/popovich.htm. Retrieved 2010-08-13. 

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