MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
A rehearsal of the air parade dedicated to the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War was held in Kaliningrad.
In the sky over the city center, 20 planes and helicopters flew in a single air formation – Su-27 and Su-30SM fighters, Su-24M front-line bombers, Mi-24 and Mi-8 attack and transport-combat helicopters, ship anti-submarine and search and rescue helicopters. helicopters Ka-27PL and KA-27PS. The flight altitude of combat vehicles ranged from 150 to 300 meters at speeds from 160 to 550 kilometers per hour, depending on the type of aircraft.
The pilots’ preparations for the parade began at the beginning of the month. At first, single flights were carried out in the area of the bases, then training took place as part of tactical groups, and now – training flights over Kaliningrad.
Aviation took off immediately from three airfields in the Kaliningrad region – Chkalovsk near Kaliningrad, Chernyakhovsk and from a military airfield in the village of Donskoye.
Until May 9, pilots of the Baltic Fleet will conduct another training over the city and a dress rehearsal on April 30 and May 7.
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