Nine aircraft of the air forces dispersed the clouds over Moscow on the Day of Russia
Favorable weather over the capital on the Day of Russia will provide the aircraft of the air forces of the Russian Federation, said Last news authorized official control of the press service and information of the Ministry of defense of the air force Colonel Igor Klimov.
Russia day is celebrated each year on 12 June, beginning in 1992, when they adopted the Declaration on state sovereignty of the RSFSR. On this Day in cities traditionally held the solemn event.
" The main command of the air force selected nine specially equipped transport aircraft An-12 and An-26, which will carry out the special spray powder and gradoobrazujushchih reagents. The crews of combat aircraft will make all efforts in order to gladden the Muscovites and guests of the capital good weather during the holidays, " said Klimov.
the events will involve highly qualified pilots from glits them. C. P. Chkalov under the guidance of the head of the research Department Colonel Serhiy Demyanenko. Complex of works on dispersal of clouds will be conducted as necessary June 12, at altitudes of from three to eight thousand meters, in areas of high clouds can cause adverse weather rules.
An-12 (an article of " T ", on the codification of NATO: Cub - " Newbie " ) is a military transport Aircraft development of the Ukrainian KB Antonov. The plane was actively used for military purposes, in emergency situations, for the transfer of military equipment and personnel, also for passenger and freight transport, search and rescue of space objects, manned space ship and air ships in distress. An-26 (NATO codification: Curl - " Vortex " ) is a military transport Aircraft used for the same purposes as An-12.