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Naval aviation completed a flight from permanent airfields to operational airfields of the Western Military District in St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Tver regions and the Republic of Karelia to prepare for and participate in the Main Naval Parade.

Aircraft and helicopters from formations and military units of the Aerospace Forces, the Navy, the Baltic, Northern, Black Sea, Pacific fleets will take part in the Main Naval Parade.

The parade aviation group will include MiG-31, Su-24, Su-25, Su-30SM, Su-33, MiG-29K, Su-27 aircraft, Be-200 and Be-12, Tu-142 amphibious aircraft, anti-submarine aircraft Il-38, transport Tu-154, Tu-134, An-26, as well as helicopters Mi-8, Ka-29 Ka-31 and Ka-52.

The flight of the parade aviation group over the central part of St. Petersburg in the area of ​​the Senate Square will be carried out in a single formation, the composition of tactical groups by aircraft classes in accordance with the tasks to be solved.

At present, the crews have begun training flights as part of tactical groups in the airspace of airfields, and several rehearsals are also planned over St. Petersburg. During the training, special attention will be paid to the observance of the regime of altitude and distances between aircraft and helicopters.

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