Military transport aircraft of the Air Force celebrates the anniversary of the formation of

  • Today, military transport aircraft of the Air Force celebrates the anniversary of the formation of
  • Today, military transport aircraft of the Air Force celebrates the anniversary of the formation of

Today marks the ’82 since the establishment of the Military Transport Aviation (VTA) of the Air Force (IAF), Russia. On this day in aviagarnizonah BTA celebrations will be held with the removal of Martial banners parts, construction personnel. Commanders will read the order of the Commander festive BTA Major General Vladimir V. Benediktova be held honoring distinguished themselves in the service of specialists. Currently in service with military units and formations consist BTA Il-76MD, IL-62, AN-26, AN-22, AN-124, AN-12FR, An-2, Tu-154, Tu-134, Mi -8. 

From 2014 on weapons of mass BTA will do the An-70, Il-deep upgraded 76MD90A and takzhenovye An-124-300. Despite the fact that most of the existing resource fleet is designed to VTA 2020-2030-ies., The percentage of new aircraft will steadily rasti.V last winter training period VTA crews had completed more than 700 flight shifts, the total flight time during which amounted to more than 22 thousand hours. For the first half of this year carried more than 20 thousand soldiers and about 14 tons of cargo. During various combat training made landing more than 50 thousand voennosluzhaschih.Geografiya destinations and targets for flight crews BTA extends from the polar base "Borneo" to African kontinenta.Sredi facing the BTA in the summertime learning the most important tasks are to prepare a strategic command-and-staff exercise "West 2013", as well as to the teachings of "Indra-2013", "Selenge 2013" and a number of others. 17 crews BTA prepared for the tasks of putting out fires in designated Il-76.

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