After conducting three flight tests at Aviadarts International competition, the Russian team strengthened its leadership by winning the aerial reconnaissance stage in all categories.
Russian pilots strengthen their leadership after three flight exercuses at Aviadarts 2021 competition
During the stage, the pilots had to detect 5 targets of various shapes, sizes and colors in an area of 50 square kilometers, without the use of technical means.
On the eve, the competition program was held at such stages as navigation and piloting technique.
The crews of Mi-8 helicopters from the Stavropol Territory received the maximum number of points in the history of the competition for performing the piloting technique.
It is worth noting that during the flight task, the skills of pilots performing aerobatics in pairs were assessed, including such elements as an ascending and descending spiral, turn with regrouping, and others. At the same time, both the accuracy of the execution of each of the figures and the maintenance of the formation parameters, the established intervals and distances between the helicopters were assessed.
The international competition of flight crews Aviadarts 2021 will be held in the Ryazan region from 22 August to 4 September. The competition involves the Dyagilevo airfield and the Dubrovichi training ground. Teams of the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation are participating. In total, about 60 crews are involved.
Pilots will compete in the following elements of the competition: physical training, visual aerial reconnaissance, piloting techniques, navigation. The final stage of the competition will be the combat use of aviation weapons against ground targets. The crews will perform practical launches of unguided aircraft missiles, bombing and firing from aircraft guns.
There are seven categories to determine the best pilots of fighter jets, bombers, assualt, long-range, military transport aircraft, and army aviation.
The flights involved J-10 and J-16, H-6, Y-9 and Y-20 planes of the People's Liberation Army of China, Su-25 attack aircraft, Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters Air Force of the Republic of Belarus, Su-35S, Su-34 fighters, Mi-28N and Ka-52 helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces and other types of aviation equipment.