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In the Saratov region, aircrew and specialists of search-and-rescue and parachute service connection, long-range aircraft VKS worked emergency evacuation with the practical implementation of parachute jumps.

A feature of the lessons was that the jumps were made from a height of about 1000 meters on the landing pad of limited size with a delay of disclosing of a parachute.

Just the flight change was made about 100 jumps, the landing was conducted with helicopters of the army aviation Mi-8.

Such trainings are held several times per academic period. They allow pilots to practice the use of emergency rescue equipment and professionals search-and-rescue and parachute service tasks required during the evacuation in distress.

Training jumps are mandatory program of training of flight personnel for obtaining approval to fly and are held regularly at least two times a year.

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