MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Young pilots and navigators of a long-range aviation formation in the Saratov region, under the guidance of an experienced instructor staff, performed night flights on Tu-95ms strategic missile carriers.
The crews worked out take-offs and landings, en-route and in a given area, as well as elements of interaction with a group of flight management in limited visibility, in the dark.
On the ground, the engineering and technical staff have worked out the standards for the maintenance and preparation of aircraft for repeated flights at established time intervals.
In total, during the flight shift, about 10 sorties were made, over 20 units of automotive and special equipment of the airfield technical support battalion were involved.
The event took place in accordance with the formation’s combat training plan.
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