Young pilots of the Pacific Fleet completed anti-submarine missions on Tu-142MZ aircraft

October 17, 2018 (Google Translation) – At the aerodrome Kamenny Ruche of the naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet, scheduled training flights were conducted in order to co-ordinate young crews of long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142MZ with the development of anti-submarine missions over the sea.

In the course of the flights, the crews of two anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142mz worked out anti-submarine missions for their intended purpose — the search, classification and tracking of submarines of a conventional enemy.

The crews of the Tu-142, under the guidance of experienced instructors of the air regiment, mastered the skills of passing a predetermined course over an unoriented terrain, coherence of actions of pilots when piloting in the absence of ground-based radio aids to air navigation.