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In the Tver Military Transport Aviation Regiment, a practical training was held as part of an operational-special gathering with the leadership of the Aerospace Forces (VKS) under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief of the VKS, General of the Army Sergei Surovikin.

As part of the training, two training places were organized. The first part of the lesson was held in the building of the officers’ house. A report on the topic “Peculiarities of combat duty by the crews of military transport aviation” was made by the commander of the Military Aviation Administration, Lieutenant General Vladimir Benediktov. After that, a training film was shown to all those present on the topic “Peculiarities of carrying out combat duty of the MTA”.

At the second training site, organized at the airfield, all participants in the training camp were shown possible options for re-equipping the aircraft to perform special tasks assigned to combat duty.

It is possible to convert the Il-76 aircraft in the shortest possible time into variants designed for transporting a large number of personnel with the installation of a second deck, for transporting the sick and wounded with the installation of sanitary racks and a surgical table, a version for extinguishing fires with the installation of a pouring aviation device VAP-2 and option for loading equipment and personnel.

Also, in practice, the crew demonstrated the pre-flight preparation of the aircraft and the treatment of the aircraft with anti-icing liquid, the organization of loading the sick and wounded into the aircraft, as well as the loading of personnel and vehicles.

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