Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

11/29/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/29/2021 02:15

Pilots of Southern Military District begins flying in the mountains of Armenia

29.11.2021 (08:45)

Young pilots of the Erebuni air base of the Southern Military District (SMD), stationed in Armenia, began flying in high mountainous terrain.

The servicemen underwent additional training in performing flight missions in simple and difficult weather conditions in flat and mountainous terrain under the guidance of experienced instructors.

Upon completion of the special course, the pilots passed the tests, passed certification and received admission to perform independent flights and combat training missions in mountainous terrain.

From the beginning of the winter training period and after flying over the aviation equipment that has undergone routine seasonal maintenance, the pilots will start performing exercises according to the combat training program, performing various tasks as intended.