Thursday, December 1, 2022

Crews of Ukrainian tactical aviation brigade conducted flight training on MiG-29 and L-39 aircraft

The crews of the MiG-29 jet fighters and L-39 advanced trainer of the Air Command “Center” tactical aviation brigade have started honing their flight skills.

According to tactical aviation brigade commander Colonel Vladimir Kravchenko main purpose of the flight is to practice common methods of restoring and maintaining the skills of crews in dogfights in the clouds by day and night.

During the training, the pilots practice take-offs and landings, performing elements of  aerobatic maneuvering and group piloting.


Special attention was paid to piloting in complicated weather conditions as well as at low altitudes.

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