MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
As part of the regimental flight tactical exercise, the crews of the Il-76 aircraft of the Tver military transport aviation regiment carried out a practical landing of the cadets of the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Command School.
In total, more than 350 cadets from 1 to 4 courses were parachuted. Before being loaded onto the planes, they were briefed and given security measures. We also checked the correct packing of the parachutes.
This exercise is carried out in order to practice the actions of the pilots when bringing units to the highest degree of combat readiness. In total, more than 10 crews of Il-76 aircraft were involved in the exercise, among which aircraft commanders from among young officers received practice.
The landing of personnel was carried out from a height of 600 m at a time interval of one and a half minutes at a speed of 300 km / h. At the end of the event, all crews returned to their permanent base.
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