"I signed an appeal to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine with a request to lease or some other form of ground Thread Sports carrier-based aircraft"- Quoted Serdyukov, RIA" Announcements ".
Recall a year earlier Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said Moscow expects to get from Kiev to use unique ground take-off and landing systems Thread (Research training complex aviation) in the Crimea, and as a source told the newspaper gaze at the Ministry of Defence, for the sake of even willing to abandon their plans to build a similar ground in New Jersey.
According to Serdyukov, with his Ukrainian officer Misha Yezhel they discussed the possibility of using the hosted test site near the town of Saki landing systems yarn, used to practice landing on the deck of aircraft carriers. "The Russian side is interested in continuing their education at this place pilots carrier-based aircraft. At the current time there is a coordination of positions on its technical condition, the order of pricing and payment for services "- quoted the head of Russian Defense Ministry, ITAR-TASS reported.
In November 2010, the Ministry of Defence announced its intention to increase the fee for the introduction of Russian pilots carrier-based aircraft Ukrainian site.
As reported by the newspaper's gaze, until 2008, the simulator is often trained pilots of the 279th Fighter Wing ship of the Northern Fleet (based airfield Severomorsk-3). In September 2009, the Ukrainian side has refused to allow Russian pilots ground, explaining it to technical reasons.
Our homeland once a year Ukraine was paying 500 thousand dollars for the lease of the simulator is also absolutely at their own expense and on their own chenila all his equipment.
Ground test of naval aviation simulator — a special training facility that simulates the deck of an aircraft carrier. It is intended for testing equipment off and landing aircraft. It is an airfield with an iron airfield as a ship's deck, equipped with a diving board and arresting gear. Its dimensions are equivalent to those of languid flight deck of aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov Russian" Russian Northern Fleet.