MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Crews of young pilots and navigators of the Engels long-range aviation formation under the guidance of experienced instructors performed scheduled flights on strategic missile carriers Tu-160 and Tu-95MS.
They practiced takeoffs and landings, en route and in a given area, piloting techniques with elements of air navigation, as well as interaction with the flight management team.
“In the new period of training, young officers work out the basic elements of combat training, they must demonstrate the skills and knowledge gained during the winter period of training. At the end of the year, they are faced with the task of flying 100 hours, ”said Colonel Alexander Symonenko, commander of a long-range aviation regiment.
On the ground, the engineering and technical staff complied with the standards for the maintenance and preparation of aircraft for repeated flights at established time intervals.
In total, during the flight shift, 15 sorties were made, 10 units of aviation equipment were involved, as well as over 20 units of automotive and special equipment of the airfield technical support battalion.
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