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In Tver, in the military transport aviation unit, as well as in subordinate aviation units in the Ivanovo, Pskov and Bryansk regions, the pilots completed the final flights in 2020. The crews of the Il-76, An-12, An-22, An-26 aircraft took part in the flights.

During the flights, they practiced takeoff, flight along a given route, instrument landing, as well as imitation of landing with opening the ramp and side doors.

The main task of flights is to maintain the level of training and combat readiness of the crews to perform flights and various tasks of combat training as intended in any weather conditions at any airfields.

In total, more than 20 aircraft were involved. At the end of the 2020 academic year, 922 flight shifts were performed, with a total flight time of more than 47 thousand hours. More than 100 first, second and third class pilots have been trained.

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