Russian Air Force’s combat employment and retraining center is located in Lipetsk and embraces a museum and a training center itself.
The garrison was founded in 1923. In 1925-1934 a German aviation school was dislocated here where new planes were tested and aircrew was trained. In 1934 it was reorganized into the Highest Institution for Air Forces. And since 2001 the school is called Russian Air Force’s combat employment and retraining center.
An airplane of the after-war period.
The system of training is interactive.
The CMT lacks any electronic devices as any pilot must be able to handle an airplane with closed eyes.
Types of Su-27 loading.
A specialized complex of workstations intended for exercises of tactical employment for airplanes Su-27CM and Su-27CM (3). Special software. The workstation enables to use the regimen of group actions.
‘Your aircraft has crash-landed!’
A specialized fueling procedure trainer.
It is not easy to join the refueler.
Су-24М complex trainer.
Pilots are training to land their planes.
The systems control the trainers.
Now let’s go to the landing field. What you see is the newest Su-24.
Which one is faster?
The landing spot is hidden far away in the snow.
No plane is seen due to bad weather conditions.
The landing spot is almost reached.