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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 in fighter, bomber, assault, and army aviation will launch unguided aircraft missiles, bombing, and firing 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 planes will carry out the landing of cargo for the accuracy of landing.

Previously, the contestants have already completed three flight stages. The pilots 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 crews practiced 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, fighter aviation pilots also performed air combat, and the crews of transport-combat helicopters completed the tasks of searching for and evacuating the conditional casualties.

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. The pilots will have to compete in the following elements of the competition: physical training, visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting technique, navigation, combat use against ground targets. Fighter aircraft crews have also added an element of competition – air combat, and army aviation pilots compete in search and rescue support and extinguishing a simulated fire.

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