Listen Live
    Aviadarts 2016 flight skills competition

    Russian Crew Wins Aviadarts 2017 Int'l Air Contest in China

    © Sputnik / Evgeny Biyatov
    Get short URL
    0 210

    A Russian crew won the first prize at the Aviadarts 2017 international air contest in northeastern China, the commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces said Thursday.

    CHANGCHUN (Sputnik) — He said Russian and Chinese teams had the same overall medal tally and both landed atop the podium. "This contest brought us all together," the commander added.

    "Our team came first in the contest. It was a close fight, the Chinese pilots proved to be worthy opponents, but our pilots were unparalleled," Col. Gen. Victor Bondarev told reporters.

    Aviadarts, which closed Thursday in China’s Changchun in Jilin Province, is one of 16 contests of the international Army Games 2017, hosted by Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China. The games started on July 29 and will last through this Saturday.


    South China Sea Chess: US Aircraft Carrier To Visit Hanoi in 2018
    Malaysian Prime Minister Expresses Condolences to China Over Deadly Earthquake
    China to Offer Radar, Rocket Launchers to Malaysia
    Aviadarts 2017, Russia, China
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik