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A tactical flight exercise with a military transport aviation regiment ended in Pskov.

During the exercise, the crews of the Il-76 aircraft carried out a practical landing of the airborne forces. The landing of personnel was carried out in combat formations of Il-76 aircraft from an altitude of 600 m, at a speed of 300 km / h in a time interval of one and a half minutes. In total, more than 10 crews of Il-76 aircraft were involved in the exercise, among which the ship commanders from among the young officers received practice.

In total, 1,200 airborne troops were parachuted.

The event was held in order to improve the practical skills of the crews and increase the level of training of the flight personnel during the practical landing of airborne units.

Upon completion of the event, all crews returned to their permanent base to summarize the results at the end of the exercises.

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