5th April 2020
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Combat exercise of Russian transport aviation

by on 15th March 2020 0
In early March 2020, the crews of Russian Military Transport Aviation – MTA (Военно-транспортная авиация – ВТА) performed the live-fire combat exercise at Kushalino training ground, Tver region. At first sight, the combination of terms ´transport aviation´ and ´live-fire exercise´ could seem strange, if not even ridiculous, but a closer inspection can show a... Read More

New certificates for Ansat helicopter

by on 14th March 2020 0
At the beginning of March 2020, light multipurpose helicopter Ansat, being manufactured by Russian Helicopters company, received three new, important certificates from the Russian aviation authorities, significantly increasing the capabilities of this rotorcraft. Firstly, on 12th March 2020, the Kazan Helicopters company – a manufacturer of Ansat helicopter being a part of Russian Helicopters... Read More

MiG -AT / МиГ-АТ

by on 10th March 2020 0
MiG-AT (project 821) prototype of twin-jet advanced training aircraft, shown at the static exhibition of XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky, Moscow area. MiG-AT was among the projects proposed within the Soviet competition for a new advanced training aircraft, launched in the late 1980s. The new trainer was intended to replace... Read More

In-flight refuelling practice of Russian military aviation

by on 5th March 2020 0
The beginning of this year for Russian aviation was marked by intensive trainings on air-to-air refuelling procedures. Both the Russian naval aviation and tactical units from the Aerospace Forces performed several scheduled day- and night-refuelling practices. In the second part of February, the crews of Su-30SM multipurpose fighters and Su-24M bomber aircraft from the... Read More

Mi-171A2 sets the speed record

by on 28th February 2020 0
During the ´Baikal Mile´ festival, a Mi-171A2 multipurpose helicopter operated by the crew from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) set a Russian speed record at a limited distance of 1.6 kilometres, reaching the speed of 268 kph, at a minimum altitude of 20 metres. The U-UAZ crew set this record during three competition flights. Those... Read More

Mikoyan Project 1.44 / МиГ 1.44 МФИ

by on 25th February 2020 0
Mikoyan project 1.44 prototype (NATO reporting name ´Flatpack´) at the static exhibition of XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow area. In early 1980s, the United States of America launched an Advanced Tactical Fighter programme, aiming at development of a next-generation air superiority fighter (the programme was concluded by creation of... Read More
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