Russian airbase in Armenia starts flight calibration of combat helicopters

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Russia’s airbase in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, has started flight calibration of squadrons of Mi-24P helicopter gunships that have entered service over December, Maj. Andrey Dobrosmyslov, spokesman for the Southern Military District of Russia’s Armed Forces, said Friday, TASS reports.

“During flight calibration, crews of the attack helicopters will practice takeoff, flights at various speeds, at altitudes of 100 to 1,500 meters and landing,” Dobrosmyslov said. “In easy and complicated weather conditions, the pilots will inspect the parts and accessories during loads and g-loads,” he said. “The flight calibration of the helicopter squadron will last two months.”

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