Fighter pilots WEST began teaching in Karelia

Flight of the Western Military District (WEST) began maneuvers "Ladoga-2013", which take place in Karelia, told reporters on Monday, deputy chief of the combat training of front-line fighter aircraft and the first of the Air Force and Air Defence, Colonel Sergei Demidenko

"This event is a part of routine training. Relocation was carried out the required number of aircraft (to Karelia) with various airfields in order to take part could all flight crews of the Western Military District," — said Demidenko.

According to him, in the Karelia fighters arrived from Kursk. In training involving aircraft

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Completed development testing of the modernized complex

avionics Tu-160

TSAMTO, March 26. JSC "Tupolev" together with the State Research Institute of the AU, Federal State Unitary Enterprise "OKB" Electroavtomatika "them. PA Efimova "and glycerol them. Chkalov completed bench tests of the modernized complex avionics of the first phase of modernization of the complex impact of the Strategic Air Tu-160.

 

As the press-service of JSC "Tupolev", the tests were carried out on an integrated stand-loop, resulting in the castings produced posters conclusion of airworthiness flight tests to be carried out in 2013.

The upgraded aircraft will

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In Russia began large-scale teaching of long-range aircraft

In Russia began large-scale teaching of long-range aircraft

On the basis of long-range aviation aircraft of the Air Force (Air Force) Russia, located near the city of Engels (Saratov region)., Began flight tactical exercise long-range aircraft. The press service of the Defense Ministry. 

"The event involved strategic bombers Tu-160, Tu-95MS, long-distance missile-bombers Tu-22M3 bombers, tankers Il-78 aircraft radar warning and control A-50, Su-27 and MiG-31, as well as support aircraft AN -12 and Mi-8 helicopters. Total — more than 20 aircraft, "- said in a statement the Ministry of Defence.

The exercise crews strategic

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U.S. can get rid of aircraft carriers

Due to budget cuts, the Pentagon renewed debate about the need for aircraft carriers. The Defense Ministry has the opinion that these ships are not only too expensive to maintain, but just not suitable for modern warfare.

March 25, 2013, 9:18

In the next ten years, the Pentagon will save $ 500 billion in this regard, Captain Henry Hendrix in his report called into question the justification for the content of giant ships, "After 100 years, carriers are moving rapidly to the end of its useful life." According to him, they are required and this

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U.S. can get rid of aircraft carriers

Due to budget cuts, the Pentagon renewed debate about the need for aircraft carriers. The Defense Ministry has the opinion that these ships are not only too expensive to maintain, but just not suitable for modern warfare.

March 25, 2013, 9:18

In the next ten years, the Pentagon will save $ 500 billion in this regard, Captain Henry Hendrix in his report called into question the justification for the content of giant ships, "After 100 years, carriers are moving rapidly to the end of its useful life." According to him, they are required and this

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Interview with the Vice-President of the GSS Andrew Nedosekina of SuperJet 100

Technical shortcomings on some ships SuperJet 100, which appeared during the first year of operation, quickly eliminated. They do not appear to continue, the manufacturer has introduced additional checks on incoming inspection during assembly and manufacture of aircraft systems  

The Russian government has provided "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" (SCAC) state guarantee for a loan of up to $ 1 billion. The money will be used to finance the program Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ) and its modifications, as well as to promote Russian planes abroad. It is already known that the loan GSS will provide a state corporation

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Products UCK well represented at the air show in Malaysia

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TSAMTO, March 26. Pilotage Su-30MKM flight program opened today the 12th international exhibition of aerospace and marine engineering LIMA-2013.Production of JSC "United Aircraft Corporation" (JSC "UAC") are widely represented in the salon of military equipment, one of the largest in Southeast Asia, the press service of the corporation.

 

Successful exploitation of Russian Su-30MKM and MiG-29 in Malaysia creates prerequisites for progress in the region and civil products corporation. The day before in neighboring Indonesia airline Sky Aviation has started commercial operation of the first SSJ

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 — pictures from the production

Superjet is perhaps one of the most controversial projects in the local aviation industry. Hundreds of aviation "experts", breaking the keyboard, discuss it on the forums and offer their expert opinions. Meanwhile, in Komsomolsk-on-Amur factory Knafo has collected 33 machine account. Well, the dog barks, but the caravan goes on.

The commentary, by the way, welcome to aviation "experts." I and my readers will be happy to hear your expert opinions on all matters of life, the universe and everything else.

It is worth noting that the development of new technology is always fraught with

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Boris and Air Force cadets center started to fly the Yak-130

Waltz of heavy equipment on vzletke — a mandatory, pre-flight strip. Bad weather and good on the flight — not yet given. Waiting for summer weather — the students in the class with an instructor. And this is — not toys. Such bends with a miniature copy of the Yak-130 — a dress rehearsal. Foot in front of the actual piloting maneuvers.

Artem Kalyutich, military cadet Air Force Academy. Gagarin and Zhukovsky, said: "To simplify the reading of the information is numeric values, it is initially unfamiliar to us, because more accustomed to read the information

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An addition to Article-148 and SSJ-100 — the news service

Vladimir Putin recently came out with a proposal to "conduct a comprehensive analysis of the effectiveness of budget expenditures by independent experts." The idea is brilliant. It is with the supply of independent experts in our possession were documents (see below, after the text), which make it easy to evaluate the cost effectiveness of investments in the Russian aviation industry. And there is a reason for this: the airline "Yakutia" delayed the start of regular service on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ) from Yakutsk to Khabarovsk. Because of the frost. In Yakutia, in the winter, it turns out, happen

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