Monument to Alexander Ivanovich Pokryshkin, three times Hero of the Soviet Union, have established today (14.05.2013) in the Krasnodar military aviauchilischa. Solemn was dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the fighter pilot. During the war, thanks to Alexander Ivanovich is Pokryshkin Soviet aircraft was a worthy competitor to the fascist invaders.
It was born in the Kuban his famous formula of battle — "height, speed, maneuver, fire." Author of many new tactics fighters always drawing diagrams dogfighting. Subsequently, his aerial tricks were used on all fronts.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Alexander Pokryshkin the first three times Hero of the Soviet Union, and only in the years of the Great Patriotic War. During the war Pokryshkin flew about 650 and departures. Personally shot down 60 enemy aircraft and.
In the Kuban skies Pokryshkin first applied classics tactics fighters — "swing speed" and "Kuban whatnot."
"This is our teacher, the teacher of all generations. At one time, I, the son of a pilot, was also attending on tradition. And we pledge our cadets Pokryshkina tradition "- said Alexander Pavlov, First Deputy Head of the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School of the AK Serov.
Bust Pokryshkina — the first in a summer school. Later the military plans to create in the alley full of heroes of the Soviet Union and Russia.