The commander of the Swifts plan to appoint a pilot of the Sokolov of the Russian Federation

The commander of the "Swifts" plan to appoint a pilot of the "Russian Falcons"

RIA Announcements. Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondar wants designate new commander of the aerobatic team "Swifts" pilot of another group aerobatics "Eagles of the Russian Federation" of the Lipetsk aviation center Maxim Musatov.

Earlier it was reported that the first of October against the commander aerobatic team "Swifts" Valery Morozov was prosecuted. According to investigators, he Tipo sought to subordinate the means for a free visit to the service schedule. Defense November 12, without waiting for completion of the investigation, dismissed Morozov "for non-compliance criterion contract." Lieutenant Colonel appealed his dismissal in court.

A possible candidate for the post of commander of the "Swifts" called Major Maxim Musatov was born in 1979. Military pilot of the first class from the other group aerobatics "Eagles RF"From the Lipetsk aviation center.

"Well, not yet assigned, and the order may only be appointed minister of defense, because even yet. Yeah, I plan to designate Major specifically Musatov, "- said the commander in chief's own reporters during a visit to Voronezh.

Musatov, in 2002, he graduated from Krasnodar Military Aviation Institute. During the service has mastered the aircraft L-39, MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30. Total flying time on these types of aircraft is more than a thousand hours.

He is married and has three children. He was awarded the Medal of Nesterov.

"Swifts" — aviation group Air Force aerobatics RF, formed in 1991, which makes a single group and pilotage on the MiG-29.

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