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At the ARMI-2021 Aviadarts competition, following the results of two flight tests “air navigation” and “piloting technique”, Russian pilots won first and second places, leading the team competition. Air crews from the Republic of Belarus and the People’s Republic of China in their nominations take intermediate second and third places.

During the first flight day, the contestants performed the tasks of air navigation and piloting techniques. In particular, the contestants had to go through the control points of the route strictly at the time set up to seconds, as well as perform a complex of aerobatics as part of a pair: for example, “bend”, “slide”, “Nesterov’s loop” and others. The panel of judges assessed the accuracy of maintaining all flight parameters, building, as well as the quality of performance of all elements. In addition, the judges evaluated the quality and accuracy of aircraft landing on the runway.

Today the contestants have started the next stage of the competition – aerial reconnaissance. The pilots will have to in a given area of ​​50 sq. km in 12 min. detect 5 targets of different shapes, sizes and colors.

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The ARMI-2021 Aviadarts flight crew training competition is being held in the Ryazan Region from August 22 to September 4. Teams from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation participate in it. There are about 60 crews in total.

The pilots compete in the following elements of the competition: visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting technique, navigation. The final stage will be the combat use of aviation weapons against ground targets. The crews will perform practical launches of unguided aircraft missiles, bombing and firing aircraft cannons.

The test is held in 7 nominations for the types of aviation: fighter aircraft, attack aircraft, bomber aircraft, long-range aircraft, military transport aviation, army aviation in combat and army aviation in transport and combat helicopters.

The flights involved J-10 and J-16 (Jay), H-6 (Hong), Y-9 and Y-20 (Yun) planes of the People’s Liberation Army of China, Su-25 attack aircraft, Mi-8 and Mi helicopters -24 Air Force of the Republic of Belarus, Su-35S, Su-34 fighters, Mi-28N and Ka-52 helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces and other types of aviation equipment.

The 2021 International Army Games will be held from August 22 to September 4 on the territory of 11 states (Russia, Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, China, Serbia, Uzbekistan). In total, more than 5 thousand servicemen, consisting of 277 teams from 42 countries, take part in 34 competitions of ARMI-2021.

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