Yuri Polyakov

First-class test pilot,
Honored test pilot of Russian Federation,
Holder of the Order of Courage

Born on June 27, 1958 in Kalinin region.

Graduated from Borisoglebsk Chkalov Pilot School in 1979; in 1989 finished courses in Test Pilot Training Centre (Akhtubinsk)

Has been working as test pilot for Sokol aircraft plant since 2001.

Types of aircrafts: :-29, L-39, Su-17M3, M4R, Su-25, Su-24, Tu-134, Yak-52, Yak-40, Yak-130, MiG-15, MiG-17, MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-25, MiG-29, MiG-31, AN-2, AN-26, AN-32, IL-103, MAI-890, Mi-8T

Pilot rating: first-class military pilot (since 1983), first-class test pilot (since 1994), first-class commercial pilot (since 2001)

Total flight experience: more than 4834 hours

Test flight experience: 1943 hours

Speaks English and Spanish

Married, has two children

News about flights on MiG-29:

Russian frosts do not frighten the real extreme-lovers. In frosty sunny days, the airfield acquires a unique allure.

More skies, more flights, and more new impressions are ahead. There’ll be enough adrenaline for everyone!

During this summer there were performed 50 flights!

The most popular was the pair sync aerobatics which leaves you and your partner with common impressions.

Meanwhile, someone decided to strengthen relations with their dear ones and to give them a unique opportunity of a flight on L-29 or L-39 by presenting them with a gift certificate.

This year Russia hosts World Cup attracting lots of tourists from all over the world to our country.

As it is commonly known Russia is one of the leading aerospace countries thus jet trainer flight with higher aerobatics in Russia is a perfect adventure for extreme enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable experience.

Upcoming space adventures:

Zero gravity flight

Perform a zero gravity flight onboard the IL-76 MDK flying laboratory.

  April 25, 2020  

Launch of Progress MS-14

Amazing tour to Baikonur cosmodrome with watching of the Progress MS-14 rocket lift-off!

  any day  

Cosmonaut training center

Visit famous Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (Star City).