Arctic Fleet Arctic surveyed islands in the Kara Sea

September 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Arctic group of the Northern Fleet, led by the commander of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, conducted a survey of the Vise and Solitude islands in the Kara Sea. The crew of the search and rescue helicopter Ka-27PS, which took off from the deck of the large anti-submarine ship Vice Admiral Kulakov, examined the territories of the islands, their coastline and landed on them. The survey revealed changes in the coastline of the islands. During the expedition of…

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Helicopter Trials for Project 20183 Akademik Alexandrov

April 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of the Ka-27PS and Ka-29 helicopters took part in ensuring the testing of the Akademik Aleksandrov oceanographic research vessel (OIC) in the White Sea. They circled the ship and landed on its helipad. Landings and takeoffs from the helipad were carried out in the movement of the vessel and during the stop. In addition to the aviation of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Northern Fleet, tests of the oceanographic vessel are provided by vessels of the service of the…

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Baltic Fleet Helicopter pilots train instrument flying

The Ka-27 helicopters, the Baltic Fleet Air Force, are carrying out control drills on instrument flying. The Ka-27PL ASW and KA-27PS SAR helicopters are practicing instrument flying. Special curtains cover the cockpit so that the flight can be performed only by means of flight instruments. Crews fly along the assigned routes, relying on board equipment. When approaching for landing, pilots use special systems and alternative means. The main task of the drills is to test skills of operating helicopters in difficult weather conditions and poor visibility.

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