In the Leningrad Region, the pilots of transport aviation of the Western Military District perform test flights during the summer training period
In the Leningrad Region, at the airfield of the Transport Mixed Aviation Regiment of the Leningrad Army of the Air Force and Air Defence of the Western Military District, training flights were conducted as part of control exercises for the summer training period of the 2021 training year.
The crews of An-26, An-12 and An-72 have practiced the basic elements of piloting: taxiing to the runway, takeoff, flight along a given route, air navigation.
In addition, the crews of the Mi-8 multipurpose helicopters practiced takeoff and landing on unprepared sites of limited size, air navigation elements, and hovering over the point.
More than 20 aircraft and helicopters, over 120 military personnel of the flight and engineering personnel were involved in training flights.