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Deck aviation pilots completed a set of training activities at the NITKA complex in Crimea

The press service of the Southern Military District spreads the message about the successful completion of training camp crew deck aviation in the Crimean city of Saki. This is a series of trainings that were held by pilots of carrier-based Su-33 fighters. In addition, Su-25 attack pilots participated in the maneuvers.

The trainings were carried out at the ground test training complex of carrier-based aircraft - NITKA. From the press service:
Today, at the ground-based test training complex for deck aviation (NITKA), located in the Saki aviation garrison of the Black Sea fleet, scheduled training flights of naval pilots of the Northern Fleet (SF) were completed. Within 1,5 months, pilots of a separate naval fighter aircraft regiment of the SF performed more than 150 take-offs and landings.

The ground training complex in Crimea imitates the springboard of the aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov”. Not so long ago, the Crimean NITKA began to be used after the necessary work, including certification of the complex.

It should be noted that by the end of 2016, the second such training complex in Russia will be finally put into operation. This is a complex, the location of which is the city of Yeisk (Krasnodar region). At the same time, preliminary training flights in Yeisk on the NITKA complex were carried out last year.

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  1. Sly
    Sly 24 June 2016 13: 50
    With the world on a thread - Admiral shirt)
    1. Alex_Rarog
      Alex_Rarog 24 June 2016 18: 23
      Ohhh and pesimists wrote here that they’re breaking the thread and almost throwing it!
  2. Ustinov 055 055
    Ustinov 055 055 24 June 2016 13: 58
    Yes, Apakidze saved this regiment of the Federation Council eternal memory to the general!
    1. patsak
      patsak 24 June 2016 18: 56
  3. Roman 25
    Roman 25 24 June 2016 14: 13
    And a month ago there was an article stating that this complex was forgotten, abandoned ...
    Works, however, for the glory of Russian weapons!
  4. dsm100
    dsm100 24 June 2016 14: 16
    On take-off, the rocking is imitated ... Class.
  5. chunga-changa
    chunga-changa 24 June 2016 14: 21
    Two points.
    If our complex in Yeisk was solemnly "put into operation" last year, why did we have to repair and use the Crimean thread?
    If it is announced that the Su-25 will no longer be based on the Kuznetsov, then why waste money and time on training pilots with this aircraft?
    1. 1vlad19
      1vlad19 24 June 2016 14: 36
      Not Su-25, but Su-33. They promised to use them together at Kuznetsov.
    2. UVB
      UVB 24 June 2016 16: 59
      Quote: chunga-changa
      If it is announced that the Su-25 will no longer be based on the Kuznetsov, then why waste money and time on training pilots with this aircraft?

      Su-25UTGs are used on Kuznetsov only for training flights. Su-25UTG - training aircraft based on the Su-25UB combat training aircraft; differs from it in the absence of sighting equipment, weapon control system blocks, a cannon installation with a cannon, beam holders and pylons, engine armor screens,
  6. Monarchist
    Monarchist 24 June 2016 14: 26
    Members of the forum, enlighten: "Kuznetsov" is one and the other .. This year the newest NITK will appear in Yeisk, and then the Crimean nafig? After all, for two decades the old one has already worn out. If I am mistaken, explain.
    1. 1vlad19
      1vlad19 24 June 2016 14: 34
      THREAD in Crimea was developed under SU-33, Yeisk is more focused on MiG-29k. Characteristics of landfills are similar, in Yeysk more modern equipment.
    2. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 24 June 2016 14: 46
      The thread was planned under the catapult. But the catapult was not completed, and this is 90% of the complexity.
      Pitch simulator also hardly works
      And the springboard was attached later.
      A springboard is not difficult to do at any aerodrome, just like erofinishers.
      1. patsak
        patsak 24 June 2016 18: 55
        The catapult was tested, but the collapse of the Union put an end to it. The pitching simulator suffered the same fate. The springboard was built in conjunction with the whole complex. Moreover, they did one at first, did not fit the take-off parameters. They sawed down and made another, which is now in operation.
    3. patsak
      patsak 24 June 2016 18: 48
      In Yeysk, the complex is not completely brought to mind. In Saki - in good condition, with the allocation of funds for repairs will be in excellent condition. Saki is also experienced in servicing the complex. Special thanks to the commander of the complex, for the fact that during his stay in the Ukrainian Armed Forces he made every effort to keep the complex in working condition and, most importantly, kept the specialists.
  7. shura7782
    shura7782 24 June 2016 18: 12
    Regular training on the ground is very good. But in order to correctly assess the state of affairs in our carrier-based aircraft, one would need to at least know how many real pilots land on deck per year on average per pilot. Then it will be possible to draw some conclusions.
  8. evge-malyshev
    evge-malyshev 24 June 2016 18: 21
    Is it not bold to contain two THREADS for three or four dozen aircraft of one aircraft carrier ship?
    1. patsak
      patsak 24 June 2016 18: 51
      Not fat. We must look to the future. It takes more than one year to prepare a deck pilot. Plus maintaining training for landing on deck. Drive for this TAVKr expensive pleasure.