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In the Tver region, as part of the 2020 control check, the Il-76 crews practiced practical bombing and firing from aerial cannons at ground targets denoting enemy equipment. Flights for combat use took place at altitudes from 300 to 1000 meters and at speeds over 500 kilometers per hour.

In addition, the military pilots performed airborne assault calculations from a height of 900 meters.

The flights were attended by the crews of the Tver, Pskov and Ivanovo aviation regiments, which included young pilots and navigators, graduates of 2018-2019. Each of the crews performed at least three sorties for combat use.

During October, in the formations, units and subdivisions of the military transport aviation stationed in the Ivanovo, Orenburg, Rostov, Ulyanovsk, Pskov, Omsk, Bryansk regions, control checks are carried out for the 2020 academic year.

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