Military helicopter pilots of the Central Military District began training flights in the mountains of Tuva
The crews of Mi-8 and Mi-24 transport and combat helicopters have started training flights at the Kara-Haak mountain range in the Republic of Tyva.
During the training flights, the crews of Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters will work out the skills of passing mountain passes at an altitude of up to 2.5 thousand meters in the daytime and at night, piloting skills when flying over peaks and rocky areas. In addition, during the flights, helicopter pilots will perform search activities to detect and evacuate the "wounded", land helicopters on hard-to-reach unprepared mountain sites.
Special attention will be paid to the performance of tasks on piloting techniques at low altitudes (up to 50 meters above the ground) and the actions of crews in emergency situations.
The exercise involves more than 10 helicopters Mi-8 and Mi-24, and more than 50 crews aviation squadron transport regiment CMD and a separate helicopter regiment, part of the 14-th army air force air defense CMD. Training flights will be completed at the end of this month.