In 1962 he graduated from the Riga Civil Aviation Engineers Institute, formed as a result of the conversion of the Riga Red Banner Higher Military Aviation Engineering School (RKVIAVU). Speciality: engineer-mechanic of aircraft and engines.
In 1976 he graduated from the post-graduate school at the Riga Civil Aviation Engineers Institute.
In 1985 he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of technical sciences on the theme: "Efficiency improvement of the use of aircraft in the technical operation on international airlines Aeroflot." PH.D.
From 1962 to 1965 – Engineer of aircraft at the Irkutsk airport.
From 1965 to 1969 – Engineer LERM of Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, an engineer on working with the representatives at the Transport Department of International Airlines.
From 1969 to 1971 – Head of the Notes laboratory and regulation of the Transport Department of International Airlines.
From 1971 to 1985 – Deputy head of production of the Central Department of Aeroflot International Airlines.
From 1985 to 2002 – Head of Department of the General control scheme for air transport, the Chief specialist of the State Research Institute of Civil Aviation, an expert consultant on corporatization and privatization of state and municipal enterprises of the transport complex.
From 2002 to 2004 – General Director of the Aviation Research and Production Corporation "Agate".
Chief specialist of the State Research Institute of Civil Aviation.
Laureate of the State Prize "For the development and implementation of a complex of new resource-saving technologies of flight operations on Aeroflot international routes."
An Expert of the Parliamentary Center "Aviation and Astronautics".
An Expert of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Deputy Chairman of the executive committee of the inter-faction deputy association "Aviation and Astronautics of Russia" at the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
Since 1992 – a corresponding member of the International Academy of Information Sciences, Information Processes and Technology.
He is a drafter of the project of Federal Act 14.03.2009 №31-ФЗ "On state registration of aircraft rights and transactions with them".