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Russian MiG Fighters In Armenia

Posted on March 20, 2014 by team

Theory is important, too.

Fully armed and ready to fly fighters are on duty 24/7.

Meanwhile, the maintenance personnel are preparing more vehicles despite snowfall and non-flying weather…

Erebuni airport is going to accommodate a helicopter squadron of eighteen helicopters on its territory soon.

via tankasan

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3 Responses to “Russian MiG Fighters In Armenia”

  1. john says:

    Great posting,i find these articles interesting.

  2. JacobPG1 says:

    These pictures help to recall some warm memories. This used to be a civilian airport. In the 80s, I took many flights in and out of it. The run away is very small, and it is well within the city limits, so only very small airplanes were flying out of it. I recall seeing only An-2, An-24, and lots of Yak-40. The Yak-40 were the most common, and they flew to Georgia, South Russia, Azerbaijan, and regional airports in Armenia. Now it’s a military only airport.

  3. JacobPG1 says:

    Only very experienced Russian pilots are allowed to be stationed there. There are many difficulties with flying from this airport. First is the elevation of about 1km above sea level. Second, the runway pretty much points at the border with Turkey which is just ten kilometers away, so those Mig-29s have to perform crazy evasive maneuvers on take off simply not to violate the Turkish air space.

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