In the Krasnodar branch of the educational and research center at the Air Force Academy named after NE Zhukovsky and Gagarin began flights to the new combat training aircraft Yak-130 is made of "Irkut".
The first batch of Yak-130 was delivered to the Russian Air Force in the last month. Began a planned re-education centers for these machines. Until the end of November training aviatsentr Borisoglebsk plans to get 9 more aircraft, reports the newspaper "The View" (photo).
In December 2011, JSC "Irkut" and the Defense Ministry signed a contract for the delivery of 55 Yak-130 in 2015. The plane passed as the base for the Russian Air Force pilot training and integrated training package with computer classes, aerobatic and specialized equipment.
Test Yak-130 began in 1996, but only in 2008 was deployed its production at the Nizhny Novgorod plant "Sokol". The machine is made more Corporation "Irkut" consisting of Irkutsk and the Taganrog aircraft building enterprises.