The 344th Center for Combat Training and Re-qualification of Army Aviation Staff located in the city of Torzhok was formed in late 1979. Its personnel carried out the missions of the government of the USSR and Russia both within the country and abroad in 30 countries. The center trains the pilots of the highest category and gives them “pilot-sniper” and ” navigator-sniper” qualifications.
The simulator of the Mi-8 / Mi-17 helicopter.
Here the pilots work out many emergency situations.
The screen of the simulator projects a 3D image. Despite the fact that the cockpit is motionless, the feelings are absolutely real – someone gets sick, someone is trying to keep his balance when turning. The brain mistakes at full scale…
The Museum of Helicopters.
But the most interesting part is not the simulator and the museum but the aerodrome.