Pilots of long-range aviation of the Russian Federation in 2016 has been in the air for over 20 thousand hours


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MOSCOW, December 23. /TASS/. Total flight time in the connections long-range aviation Air and space forces (VKS) Russia in 2016, has exceeded 20 thousand hours. About it journalists were reported by the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

“This year, the average RAID on the crew amounted to more than 120 hours, with young pilots have flown more than 160 hours”, – said the commander of Distant aircraft the General-major Sergey kobylash.