Pilots of the Baltic Fleet for the first time in 18 years worked aerial refueling

KALININGRAD, December 24 — RIA Novosti. Pilots Bomber Squadron of the Western Military District Air Base (WEST) after 18-year hiatus, the flights from refueling in the air, told RIA Novosti Head of Information Providing the press service of cooling zone of the Baltic Fleet Vladimir Matveev

"During the flight over the Kaliningrad region about 15 crews bombers Su-24M carried out aerial refueling tanker aircraft from IL-78. Seven crews on the exercise for the first time. Flights were both bright and in the dark. Performed as single items , and as part of a pair, when the tanker ran the

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Ukraine closer to the mass production of the An-70

GP Antonov completed the assembly of the fuselage of the first production copy of the An-70. With the progress of work on the construction of a military transport aircraft today inspected the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Recall the An-70 — is a military transport aircraft, which is being built for the Ministry of Defence. Work on the development of the airplane took place from the mid 80s of last century.

The aircraft was launched Kiev Aviation Plant AVIANT commissioned by the Ministry of Defense in the amount of two units. The project cost is estimated at $ 1.5 billion

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Omsk UAV tested in cold weather

At the airport Vatulino (Ruza district, Moscow region) were flight tested a commercially available Omsk Production Association "Radiozavod them. AS Popova "unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aircraft type" K-2 ".

With sub-zero temperatures UAVs "K-2" has successfully completed a given flight program. UAV control carried out a comprehensive hardware production OmPA "Radiozavod them. AS Popov. "

UAVs "K-2" is designed for aerial photography, day and night video monitoring in real-time monitor the state of pipelines, power lines, highways, forest fire detection, monitoring disaster areas. The main characteristics of the K-2 take-off weight — 50 kg, wingspan — 3.7 m, the

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This year the aerial tankers IL-78 and IL-78M carried about 380 refueling fuel

In training and combat units of the Air Force (IAF) had been fed a new, modern aviation technology. In this range aircraft Tu-95MS and Tu-160, Airborne Warning and Control System A-50 operational and tactical aircraft Su-34, Su-30cm, Su-27SM3 and promising T-50 are equipped with air refueling .

In this regard, during the last academic year were held regularly workout refueling combat aircraft in the air. This year the aerial tankers IL-78 and IL-78M aircraft have carried out about 380 gas stations, passing with over 5 tons of fuel.

Crews, tankers operate flights with Air Force airfields are located in

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Renovated Sioux 25UTG

Sioux 25UTG (tail number "16 red"), held on the repair of "121st Aircraft Repair Plant" Kubinka in the stretch to the place of deployment of the 279th separate naval fighter aviation regiment of the airfield "North, 3. Photographed at the airport Besovets near Petrozavodsk. 17/12/2012

Unique in the Russian Naval Aviation 279th separate naval Fighter Aviation Regiment, based at the airfield Severomorsk-3 (Murmansk region), was at the end of two years after a major overhaul and return to the system of double training planes Su-25UTG. Aircraft of the regiment were repaired at the JSC "121st Aircraft Repair Plant" in

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What is SibNIA? (PHOTOS)

Lifetime tests of Sukhoi Su-34.View of the left engine compartment, performed with the use of high-strength and heat-resistant titanium. Wire strands are hundreds of strain gauges intended for voltage control in an aircraft structure, the system registration database.

SibNIA — the largest research center of aviation science in the East, Russia.Specialists of the Institute are engaged in fundamental and applied research, testing of aviation and space technology, have a variety of scientific and technical services. In SibNIA also develop, modernize and repair light aircraft. Carry

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On Aviastar-SP in the production of 5 series Il-76MD-90A for the Russian Air Force

The website of the government of the Ulyanovsk region reported on the construction of 5-series Il-76MD-90A (IL-476). During a visit to "Aviastar-SP", the governor toured the production, and the course of painting the first built in Ulyanovsk Il-76MD-90A.

October 4 Defence and JSC "United Aircraft Corporation" signed a contract to supply 39 transport aircraft Il-76MD-90A produced "Aviastar-SP". The contract amount was 140 billion rubles.

"Painting was done in accordance with an approved set of design documentation of" Il. " When painting the aircraft used polyurethane enamel. This painting of the aircraft will provide protection

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Third An-148 Voronezh production landed in Irkutsk

At the airport of Irkutsk landed the third aircraft An-148-100E manufactured by JSC "VASO" for the airline, "Angara". The airliner was handed over to "Angara" in the framework of the signed in March 2012, a contract between an aircraft factory (part of JSC "UAC"), airline and leasing company "Ilyushin Finance Co.."

The last of the three contracted this year’s production of the Voronezh aircraft carried out a non-stop flight to the airport of Irkutsk city on December 15. "The flight went without refueling in 6 hours and 10 minutes," — said the director of the An-148 "VASO" Igor Abramov.

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Tu-214R seen in flight over the Japan Sea

According to the blog of "Tupolev", according to Japan’s Ministry of Defense, December 17, 2012 Air Force fighter SDF up to intercept an unidentified aircraft, and found that it was the first and only instance of the new Russian aircraft Tu-intelligence complex 214R (registration number RA-64511). It is curious that the aircraft has not yet been painted and does not bear any identifying marks.

The Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511) in flight over the Japan morem.17.12.2012 (s) www.meyet.com

This is the first appearance of the "foreigners" passing trials of integrated intelligence aircraft Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511, serial

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Tu-214R seen in flight over the Japan Sea

According to the blog of "Tupolev", according to Japan’s Ministry of Defense, December 17, 2012 Air Force fighter SDF up to intercept an unidentified aircraft, and found that it was the first and only instance of the new Russian aircraft Tu-intelligence complex 214R (registration number RA-64511). It is curious that the aircraft has not yet been painted and does not bear any identifying marks.

The Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511) in flight over the Japan morem.17.12.2012 (s) www.meyet.com

This is the first appearance of the "foreigners" passing trials of integrated intelligence aircraft Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511, serial

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