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In Ryazan, at the Dyagilevo airfield, the closing ceremony of the all-army stage of the Aviadarts-2021 aircrew training competition was held.

The event was attended by Major General Pavel Molchanov, Chief of the Combat Training Directorate of the Aerospace Forces, representatives of the regional and city administrations, veterans of the Air Force and participants in the competition.

“The program of the all-army competition is expanding every year, and this year was no exception. During the competition, new stages were held – air combat for fighters and search and rescue support for army aviation pilots. For the first time, helicopter crews competed in the accuracy of water discharge, simulating fire extinguishing. The rich program of the competition made it possible to demonstrate the capabilities of modern domestic aviation technology, and the crews – to confirm their high class, training and skill, ”stressed Major General Pavel Molchanov, head of the Aerospace Forces Combat Training Directorate during his speech.

The test was held in six nominations. The winners in the fighter
and bomber aviation were pilots from the Rostov region on the Su-30cm and Su-34 planes, respectively, in the ground attack – crews from the Krasnodar Territory. In the army aviation, pilots from Stavropol became the leaders on the Mi-8 transport and combat helicopters, and from the Crimea on the Ka-52 attack helicopters.
And in the BTA nomination, the crew of the Il-76 aircraft from Tver won.

The overall team classification was won by the team of the Air Force and Air Defense Combine of the Southern Military District. the challenge cup of the all-army competition “Aviadarts-2021” was awarded to the commander of the formation, Major General Nikolai Gostev.

The winners of the all-army stage will be included in the national team and will represent the Russian Federation at the International Army Games.

The all-army competition “Aviadarts-2021” was held in the Ryazan region from May 21 to June 5. More than 50 air crews of the Aerospace Forces took part in it. Pilots compete in the following elements of the competition: physical training, visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting techniques, navigation, combat use. The air combat element was also added to fighter aircraft crews, and army aviation pilots on Mi-8 helicopters competed in search and rescue support and the accuracy of water discharge from a suspended spillway.

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