View of the meeting at the USSR Academy of Sciences in honor of the 70th anniversary of the physicist, academician B.S.Stechkin, congratulations to the hero of the day academicians A.N. Tupolev and G. Petrov, aircraft designer A. Arkhangelsky, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences V.P. Petrov, and others B. Stechkin's speech with a response. Among those present - Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences V.P. Mishin.