07:45 GMT +320 November 2019
Listen Live
    Videoclub

    Russian MiG-29 Jet Practices Take-off From Ski-Jump

    Videoclub
    Get short URL
    13695
    Subscribe

    A video was published online showing a Russian MiG-29K carrier-based jet taking off at a training complex imitating the deck of an aircraft carrier.

    The training facility, called NITKA, is located near the city of Yeysk, in the Krasnodar Territory. The training installation has a mock-up of the deck of an aircraft carrier and was designed for pilots to practice taking off and landing from a carrier-like runway.

    Equipment at the facility is similar to those mounted on the Admiral Kuznetsov heavy aircraft cruiser.

    An aircraft needs only 150 meters to take off, less than on the actual carrier.

    Related:

    Bullseye! Amazing Feats Performed by Russian Anti-Aircraft Systems
    Flankers on the Prowl: Russian Su-30 Escort Strike Aircraft During Mission
    Preparing Russian Mi-24 Choppers for Combat Missions in Syria
    Powerful Russian Weapons Tested at Kapustin Yar Range
    Tags:
    video, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik

    More videos