Monument-bust of twice Hero of the Soviet Union T. Bigeldinov

Form of monument: Monumental art object

Date of monument: 2009

Location: Aktobe city, The Military Institute of the Air Defence Forces named after two times Hero of the Soviet Union T. Begeldinov

Historical background: Talgat Begeldinov was a pilot, two-times Hero of the Soviet Union. He was born on August 5, 1922 in Korgalzhyn region of Akmola oblast. In 1943 he has gone to war and made 305 attacking flights. He made a contribution to the construction of airports in a number of big cities of Kazakhstan. He died on November 10, 2014, at the age of 93.

Description of the monument: The monument-bust is cast in bronze, 0.5 metres in height. The pedestal is lined with red ceramic granite painted in the colour of the monument. The pedestal is 2 metres high and 70 cm wide.

Sculptor: M. Gabdrakhmanov.