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Crews of young pilots and navigators of the Engels long-range aviation formation performed scheduled flights on the Tu-160 and Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers.

The training flights were supervised by experienced instructors. The crews practiced takeoffs and landings, en-route and in a given area, piloting techniques with elements of air navigation, as well as interaction with the flight management team.

On the ground, the engineering and technical staff worked out the standards for the maintenance and preparation of aircraft for repeated flights at established time intervals.

In total, during the flight shift, there were more than 10 sorties, 10 units of aviation equipment were involved, as well as over 20 units of automotive and special equipment of the airfield technical support battalion.

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