9 Military Trainings in the Flight Center

Military Trainings in the Flight Center

Posted on July 17, 2011 by team


We’ve already visited the flight training center in Torzhok. Nowadays the center uses the helicopters Mil Mi-24P, Mi-24PN, Mi-26 and Mi-8 of different modifications. Probably soon the Mi-35M will be added to the center armoury, but pilots consider this profound modernisation of the Mi-24 as a transition version between the Mil Mi-24 and the Mi-28N/Ka-52. Moreover a group of Brazilian pilots studies in the center. Recently Brazil bought several Mi-35, the export modification of the Mi-24.

This helicopter is used by the flight group “Berkuts” (golden eagles) that performs difficult flights on military helicopters.

Machines of this group differ from the rest Mi-24P only in color, but they all are used for every day flights.

Symbols of the group “Berkuts”.

The Mil Mi-24PN.

The night helicopter glasses serve for flights on the night version of the Mil Mi-24. A counterweight is used to avoid sliding down of glasses on a face.

Glasses are, of course, an indispensable thing, but they worsen the sight.

New helmets are specially adapted for helicopters.

The layout of the Mil Mi-8MTV-5.

This old 1,5 tone anti-aircraft gun is used for pilots’ training.

Preparations before a flight.

A suspension of a guided missile.

The guided missile 9M120F “Attack”.

A cartridge belt for the Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1.

Containers with cartridges for missing of thermal targets.

The take off.

A navigator.

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The Mi-8 working on the firing ground.

Shooting marks.

The Mi-28N.

The cannon 2A42-1.

Results of a guided missile shooting.

Lights of targets for night shootings.

All the firing ground is covered with splinters of missiles, bombs and shells.

A tube of a guided missile.

A complex simulator of the helicopter Mi-8MTV-5 crew.

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Its possibilities.

Soon the specialized simulator for the helicopter Mil Mi-28N crew will appear in the center.

Fastening details of paratroopers’ small arms.

Location:Torzhok

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9 Responses to “Military Trainings in the Flight Center”

  1. theguy says:

    Notice the message on the guided missle: “OK CHAP” :D

  2. Boritz says:

    “All the firing ground is covered with splinters of missiles, bombs and shells.” And also the body parts of photo-journalists who step on unexploded ordnance.

  3. testicules says:

    Are those the same two choppers that were in the river crossing assault a few posts ago?

  4. Sabot says:

    The Soviets and Russians always had/have very interesting rotary platforms.Besides Jane’s and the like, is there a modern published definitive work on Russian helicopters?

  5. testicules says:

    LAST!

  6. sszzrr says:

    It is good to see that the russian recovery

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