The construction training of helicopter complex with a total area of over 4 thousand square meters began on the basis of the army aviation of the Western military district (ZVO) in St. Petersburg, told RIA Novosti on Thursday the head of press service ZVO Colonel Igor Muginov.
It is assumed that the complex will be commissioned in the summer of 2017. “The aviation base of army aviation call, stationed in St. Petersburg, began the construction of a modern training complex with a total area of more than 4 thousand square meters. At specialized sites will be equipped with the latest interactive simulators for training crews of transport and attack helicopters Mi-8MTV-5, impact of different modifications of helicopters Mi-28N “Night hunter” and Mi-35 “Crocodile”, — said Muginov.
He noted that at the training complex helicopter crews will be able to improve the skills of the combat use of rocket and cannon armament on the various types of targets in the most difficult terrain conditions.
Computer simulators made in the form of the helicopter. They are equipped with simulators of weapons control and technical means and allow you to practice the skills of helicopter control in all weather conditions, day and night, and in the case of emergency situations.