More than 60 pilots connections army aviation 4th army air force and air defense of the southern military district (SMD), based in Krasnodar Krai, Stavropol Krai, the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Crimea, attracted by the gathering on the mountain training, which takes place in the Elbrus region. It is reported by the defense Ministry.
“Until the end of the month during performance of the training flights the pilots under the guidance of experienced instructors will work control helicopters Mi-35, Mi-28, Ka-52 and Mi-8 in simple and adverse weather conditions in mountainous and rocky terrain in day and night time. One of the main elements of the training of helicopter pilots is the execution of complex approaches to the high-altitude site in conditions of reduced visibility, landing tactical air landing up to the altitude of 3.5 thousand meters above sea level. Also the pilots will work out the issues of orientation instrument”, – noted in the defense Ministry.
On practical and theoretical studies in air operations in mountainous conditions is given daily for at least 10 hours. As the pilots learn to fly at altitudes of 15 to 200 m and terrain following.