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Fulfill the five year plan in four years! 1923 - 1948, 25 years of civil aviation in the USSR

Poster Number: PP 094
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: The message here is early fulfillment of the nation's Five Year Plan. This poster was not created for Aeroflot's anniversary but for the anniversary of Dobrolet, an airline that started regular internal flights in the USSR in I923. The airplane illustrated is an Ilyushin Il-12, a post-World War II commercial aircraft.
Media Size: 39x30
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1948
Editorial Information: Editor A. Danilov
Technical Information on Poster: Publication Dept. of Aeroflot. Order No. 5098; Lithography Workshop Order No. 695
Catalog Notes: PP 094 Economy
Artist: Sakharov, Sergei Georgievich — Сахаров, Сергей Георгиевич
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh). Around 1920, it was placed under the Poligrafkiniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust and was given ...
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Publisher: Aeroflot Editorial-Publication Department — Аэрофлот. Редакционно-издательский отдел
Aeroflot (air fleet) was the USSR's commercial air provider and it also happened to be the largest airline company in the world prior to the USSR's political demise in 1991. Commercial air travel in the USSR initiated in 1923 when the Sovnarkom approved the expansion of the Red Air Fleet. Thereafter, the Enterprise for Friends of the Air Fleet (ODVF) was formed and it was followed by the creation of Dobrolet (Russian Society of Air Fleet Volunteers). ...
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