MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Young pilots and navigators of the Engels long-range aviation formation performed scheduled flights on the Tu-160 and Tu-95MS strategic missile carriers.
The training flights were supervised by experienced instructors.
The crews practiced takeoffs and landings, en-route and in a given area, piloting techniques with elements of air navigation, as well as elements of interaction with the flight management group.
“This academic year, young officers have fulfilled the established flight quota of 100 hours. They have worked out all the basic elements of combat training with good indicators, demonstrating the skills and knowledge gained at the final passing of the summer training period, ”said the commander of the long-range aviation regiment, Colonel Alexander Symonenko.
On the ground, the engineering and technical staff have worked out the standards for the maintenance and preparation of aircraft for repeated flights at set time intervals.
In total, 15 flights were made during the flight shift.
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