1 Sep 1941

Russia
  • The BI-1 rocket-powered prototype aircraft was ready for unpowered flight at Khimki, Moscow Oblast, Russia. ww2dbase [BI | Khimki, Moscow | CPC]
24 Jan 1945

Russia
  • The BI-7 rocket-powered prototype aircraft took its first flight at Khimki near Moscow, Russia (the eleventh flight of the design); a problem with the landing gear was reported during this flight. ww2dbase [BI | Khimki, Moscow | CPC]
9 Mar 1945

Russia
  • The BI-7 rocket-powered prototype aircraft took its second flight at Khimki near Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [BI | Khimki, Moscow | CPC]
29 May 1945

Russia
  • The BI-7 rocket-powered prototype aircraft underwent a unpowered glider test at Khimki near Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [BI | Khimki, Moscow | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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