POPOV Alexey Pavlovich (sort. in 1896) — the Soviet doctor, the specialist in the field of an air medicine, the candidate of medical sciences (1940), the major general of medical service. The member of the CPSU since 1941.
Ended VMA in 1919. Participant of civil war. In 1925 — 1928 it was improved in VMA on otolaryngology, then L O R-otdeleiiyem ran hospitals and headed hospital. Since 1935 the head of department, then the assistant to the chief of scientific work Aviation research sanitary in-that; since 1942 — the assistant to the flagman doctor of the Air Force. Since 1951 the chief of department of an air medicine of Naval medical academy and at the same time (1952 — 1955) manager. TsIU of the same name department. In 1955 — 1959 the deputy chief of the Head military-medical department and hl. doctor of the Air Force. Since 1962 works in the Main editorial office BME.
And. P. Popov published the St. 60 scientific works devoted to hl. obr. to questions of medical ensuring flights, research and fiziol, to justification of actions of safety in the conditions of flight work (especially in difficult meteoconditions), to studying of vestibular function and its role in space orientation, to a research of influences of noise and vibration on an organism of the pilot etc. Under edition and with the assistance of A. P. Popov a number of domestic manuals and guides to an air medicine is written.
It is awarded by the Orders of Lenin, the Red Banner (two), Patriotic wars of the I degree, the Red Star and medals.
Soch.: The vestibular moments in practice of blind flights, Saturday. works Soldier. - the medical academician of memory I. P. Pavlov, page 279, L., 1938; ENT organs, in book: Fiziol, and gigabyte. high-rise flight, under the editorship of F. G. Krot-kov, page 89, M. — L., 1938; To a question of determination of standard sizes for irritation of a vestibular mechanism, a yew., L., 1940; That the aviation doctor shall know M. about blind flight — L., 1940; About space orientation, Vestn, vozdushn. fleet, No. 5, page 49, 1956.
Bibliography: Alexey Pavlovich Popov (To the 80 anniversary since birth), Voyen. - medical zhurn., No. 10, page 86, 1976.
H. M. Rudny.