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During the final stage of the all-army competition “Aviadarts-2021” flight crews will have to perform flights with combat use of aviation weapons against ground targets.

Competitors from fighter, bomber, assault and army aviation will perform unguided missile launches, bombing and firing of aircraft cannons.

In addition, the pilots of the army aviation on the Mi-8 transport and combat helicopters will have to carry out the tasks of extinguishing a simulated fire, and the crews of the military transport aviation on the Il-76 aircraft will have to drop cargo for landing accuracy.

Previously, the contestants have already completed three flight stages. The crews completed the tasks of visual aerial reconnaissance, during which they had to detect objects on the ground in a given square and accurately determine their coordinates on the map.

In addition, the pilots worked out air navigation, passing control points along the flight route at a given time, and passed the piloting technique, performing a set of aerobatics in pairs.

In individual tests, the crews of fighter aircraft also performed air combat, and transport and combat helicopters completed the tasks of searching for and evacuating the conditional victims.

The results of the all-army competition “Aviadarts-2021” will be announced on June 5.

More than 50 air crews of the Aerospace Forces take part in the competition. Pilots compete in the following elements: physical training, visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting technique, navigation, combat use against ground targets. The air combat element of the competition has also been added to the crews of fighter aircraft, and the pilots of the army aviation compete in search and rescue support and extinguishing a simulated fire.

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