MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of the aerobatics group “Swifts” took part in the celebrations dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Chelyabinsk branch of the Zhukovsky and Yu.A. Gagarin Air Force Academy, at the Shagol airfield in the Chelyabinsk region.
During the air show, the pilots performed group aerobatics with six crews: pair, oncoming and single aerobatics. “Swifts” demonstrated the formations in the air “pyramid”, “envelope”, “star”, showed the most spectacular figures – “counter dissolution”, “synchronous barrels”, “mirror”, “bell”, “dissolution-tulip”. The flights took place at speeds from 500 to 800 kilometers per hour in the altitude range from 100 to 2000 meters.
To participate in the festive events, the crew of the aviation group relocated from Kubinka near Moscow to Chelyabinsk, the flight was carried out with an intermediate landing on standard aircraft of the MiG-29 aerobatic group.
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