Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Since the weather is becoming more summerish in Russia, especially in Southern Russia, it’s time to post some fresh plane spotting photos. Russian blogger Kuban-Spotting got lucky and visited Russian Air Force school near Armavir city. Here are his photos and a story:

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

The planes in the school are Yak-130s.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Air Force schools are different from other army regiments types, says the blogger. You can get a special feel there.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Teachers and young students spend a lot of time near the air planes discussing the past and future flights.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Stundents start the flights from their third year of studying here.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

This year twenty new students got their right to begin air training.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

While the planes are on the ground the main air intakes are closed, but small intakes above are get opened. A few jets line up waiting for their take off permission.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Last inspection of the plane right before the take off.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

After a take of most of the students make a few circles in the air and then land back.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

This training air field is already 80 years old.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Those Yak-130s are pretty brand new.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Only two training camps in Russia got those jets.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

First of them started to arrive in 2014.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

For tens years prior all Russian Air Force students were flying L-39 planes.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Those new Yaks are much more modern, speedy and just simply nicer looking.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

After each flight plane is checked again by technicians.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

An airfield veteran.

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Training flights on Brand New Yak-130 Training Jets in Russian Air Force Academy

Thanks a lot to Cuban Spotting for his photos. His website is below:

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