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Monument to military pilots established in Voronezh on site of the headquarters of the mixed air division of the Leningrad army of military-air forces and antiaircraft defense of the Western military district in honor of the 70th anniversary of the connection.

The MiG-29 was brought to Voronezh from the Kursk region. The aircraft was delivered by road transport with the help of the truck tractor KAMAZ-65225 accompanied by crews of the 47th automobile inspection.

For installation on a pedestal the fighter was demilitarized, he was removed from his navigation system and weapons, as well as removed engines and engineering network. Equipment for illumination of the monument by plane restored original lights and backlight on the fins and wingtips, which are light in the evening.

Currently, the service division are high-altitude fighter, the MiG-31BM, su-24MR, fighters generation 4 su-30SM, SU-35S and su-34 bombers.

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