MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the Su-30SM aircraft of the fighter aviation regiment of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, have completed the maximum permissible flights in terms of time and range.
Each crew spent more than 3.5 hours in the air. In total, during training flights, the fighters covered a distance of several tens of thousands of kilometers.
The flights were performed by mixed crews of experienced and young pilots. During the flights, the crews performed tasks under various weather conditions, terrain and the location of alternate airfields.
Practicing extremely long flights allows the crews of Su-30SM fighters to acquire the skills of maximum long-distance flights.
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