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The pilots of the army aviation Association air force and air defense Central military district (CVO) — graduates of 2019 — on the ground in the Volga region, Siberia and the Urals, as well as on Russian military bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan fulfills the flight training program for the development of transport-combat helicopters Mi-24 and Mi-8.

The first in 2020 training flights dedicated to practicing elements such as takeoff, hovering over the takeoff site, the flight over the airfield and along the route, as well as landing on the winter airfield. Manage helicopters more than 50 young pilots.

During the training process of control of the helicopter were tested at the gym and training equipment, now young pilots and navigators for the first time applied the acquired skills in practice, carrying out their duties on military vehicles.

The correct execution of maneuvers in the air controlled by experienced pilots-instructors, military pilots 1st class. Under their leadership, the lieutenants in flight over the airfield to remember the location of targets and ground objects.

The most difficult element of this stage of training is the landing. Young pilots when performing this element, you must correctly calculate the speed of approach, direction and strength of the wind at the same time to keep the car in the air on a small height and producing gradual decline until contact with the landing area.

At the same time with the young pilots-navigators in the classroom for flight training involves experienced pilots, they perform individual flight missions for the maintenance of piloting skills of combat vehicles.

To proceed with the training flights involved about 200 pilots, of which more than 50 young pilots-navigators, involved more than 100 units helicopter landing and ground equipment.


The CVO deployed in 29 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. In the district the structural part several foreign objects: the 201st military base in Tajikistan, the Kant airbase in Kyrgyzstan, as well as units on the territory of Kazakhstan.

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