Pilot-Engineer. He graduated from the Orenburg Military Pilot School and the Russian Academy for State Service at the Russian Presidency.
He served with the Naval Airforces of the Navy, having occupied the following positions: Assistant-commander and Commander of antisubmarine aircraft, ekranoplan commander, commander of ekranpolans unit, flight-training assistant-commander and commander of the only military ekranoplans unit worldwide (Class Orlyonok A-90 and Lun’).
He occupied the post of the Headquarter Chiefwith the Emergency Control Ministry of Russia. He served with the Combat Training Management with the Main Headquarters of Russian Federation Navy and the Russian Federation Armed Forces Combat Training Main Headquarters.
He was a lead engineer with "Kamov" Design Engineering Department and Deputy Executive Director of the ekranoplan test unit with "Investment Finance-and-Industry Group" Ltd. A First Class Military Pilot.