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    WATCH Over 70 Aircraft Take to the Skies for V-Day Parade Rehearsal in Moscow

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    A rehearsal of the aerial component of the Victory Day parade featured Russia's most advanced aircraft.

    Seventy-four aircraft took part in the V-Day rehearsal in the Moscow skies on 4 May.

    The rehearsal involved a number of Tu-95MSM, Tu-160 and Tu-22M3 strategic bombers, as well as Su-34 fighter jets and Mi-28HM, Ka-52 and Mi-35 attack helicopters.

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    The Swifts (Strizhi) aerobatic demonstrator team also participated in the event.

    The flights were conducted at an altitude range of 150-450 meters, and the velocity varied from 200 up to 550 km per hour, depending on the aircraft.

     

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