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The flight training plan for the aviation units of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Western Military District was 100 percent fulfilled and amounted to more than 37,000 flight hours in 2021.

Based on the results of combat training, the pilots of the formation successfully completed the annual raid plan, conducting planned flights day and night in simple and difficult meteorological conditions, as well as in conditions of minimum weather. Taking part in various exercises, the crews of the aviation units of the association made more than 1000 sorties for combat use at various training grounds in Russia.

During the tactical flight exercises, the pilots of the formation practiced combat training tasks with intercepting air targets, playing air battles and duels, using air weapons against ground and air targets, and performing air refueling.

In addition, the pilots of the association took part in the joint strategic exercise “West-2021”, as well as in the stages of the international army games “ARMI-2021”, as a result of which they won prizes.

In the new academic year, the aviation crews of the association will have to show their knowledge and flying skills in the course of a number of tactical, strategic and command-staff exercises.

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