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"Русские Витязи" и "Стрижи" выступили на открытии авиасалона в Китае Russian aerobatic groups “Russian Knights” and “Swifts” gave a one-hour program on the opening of the international aerospace show Airshow China 2016, showing guests of the exhibition the famous “Cuban Diamond” of the 9 MiG-29 and su-27, according to RIA Novosti.

International aerospace salon Airshow China 2016 takes place in China Zhuhai from 1 to 6 November. Russian pilots will take part in flights in each day of the show. “The crews of the aviation groups of aerobatics “Russian Knights” and “Swifts” of aerospace forces demonstrated hour program at the opening of the international aerospace show Airshow China in China 2016″, — stated in the message of the Ministry of defense.

The defense Ministry said that Russian pilots conducted flights in the mixed composition of 9 su-27 and MiG-29 after the aerobatic group flying at minimum intervals and distances. After the demonstration the “Cuban diamond” the flight crew showed complex aerobatics, to aircraft groups. Crews worked to rebuild the air in such figures as “pyramid”, “arrow”, “envelope”, “spear”, “star” and others.

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