Putin watched the demonstration flight of the Tu-160 “Pyotr Deinekin,” according to the test program

The strategic bomber Tu-160

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KAZAN, January 25. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Kazan aviation plant. S. P. Gorbunova. For the head of state was organized by a demonstration flight of a new supersonic strategic bomber Tu-160 “Pyotr Deinekin,” the flight test program.

The flight was at low altitude of 300 meters and lasted about seven minutes. The pilots have done maneuvers that allow to check the stability and controllability of the aircraft in the air. The weather conditions were quite challenging: the airfield covered with snow charge.