XX century has become history of mankind as time of great opening and shocks. Last century the fundamentals of aviation, a nuclear energy and computer techniques have been included, but simultaneously, the world has gone through also the most destructive wars, technogenic and ecological catastrophes.
The destiny of the world famous manufacturer of aircraft engines - JSC “Motor Sich” - is connected to this inconsistent time.
In 2007 the collective of aircraft engine manufacturers from Zaporozhye celebrates 100 years from the date of creation, which includes 93 years, falling to the rough XX century. Therefore it is not surprising, that all events of the significant epoch were reflected in the biography of this enterprise as in a mirror.