27.03.2015 (23:11) Russian Air Force attack aircraft was named after a distinguished military man It was named after the Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Zhigunov, a distinguished attack aircraft pilot during the Great Patriotic War.
26.03.2015 (21:29) Army aviation pilots from the Russian airbase in Armenia practicing parachute jumping In the course of a month every pilot will perform more than 20 airborne training exercises and will accomplish the same quantity of parachute jumps of different difficulty at Syzran Air Force Academy in Samara region.
24.03.2015 (19:20) Tactical training of the Southern MD army aviation flight crews is conducted in Krasnodar Krai It involves over 60 pilots, flight engineers and land maintenance servicemen as well as about 20 Mi-28N, Mi-8AMTSh, Mi-24P and Mi-35 helicopters.
24.03.2015 (15:33) Competition for military pilots as a part of professional skill contest “Aviadarts” finished in Primorsky Krai The first prize was awarded to the Su-27SM crew including majors Sergey Kazakov and Oleg Platonov. They will take part in the next stage on the branch level.
21.03.2015 (21:16) “Contract service is your choice” event successfully held in Rostov Over 50 000 inhabitants of Rostov-on-Don visited the event throughout the day and more than 300 people expressed their willingness to serve in the Russian Armed Forces.
21.03.2015 (11:09) Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force Victor Bondarev had a meeting with inmates of orphan home located in Rostov-on-Don During his visit he told the kids about the peculiarities of the Air Force military service and the modern combat aviation development. He also invited them to see the Russian Knights air group performance.
20.03.2015 (16:52) “Wings of Tavrida” aerobatic group to participate in the Military Parade Pilots will fly over the Red Square for the first time within formations with minimal intervals and distances.
20.03.2015 (16:08) Central MD pilots completed the district stage of the Aviadarts contest in conditions of the partial eclipse They said the eclipse cannot hamper the operation of the modern control systems and, consequently, affect the flight results and thus it can be considered a minor distraction.
20.03.2015 (08:04) Western MD strike and army aviation crews eliminated the imaginary enemy force grouping at the Arctic training ground Moreover the Mi-8 helicopters dropped tactic assault group and Mi-24 helicopters provided air coverage to the military transport aviation helicopters.
19.03.2015 (08:10) Crews of strategic bombers carry out flights in the Arctic Region imitating activities of imaginary enemy A group of strategic bombers Tu-95MS has performed entry into responsibility zone of the Kola Air Defence formation from different directions playing the role of different types of targets.