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Russia: MiG-31 pilots demonstrate night-time mid-air refuelling

Russian Federation, Kamchatka
April 4, 2018 at 09:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

MiG-31 pilots from the Pacific Fleet took to the night skies over Kamchatka in Russia's Far East to perform various drills on Tuesday, including mid-air refuelling.

The naval aviation group performed the complex manoeuvre 7,000 metres (23,000 feet) above ground at a speed of 500kph (300mph). A total of 15 refuelling operations were carried out with an Ilyushin-78M tanker.

Los pilotos de MiG-31 de la Flota del Pacífico volaron el martes sobre los cielos nocturnos de Kamchatka en el Lejano Oriente de Rusia para realizar varios ejercicios, incluyendo el reabastecimiento de combustible en pleno vuelo.

El grupo de aviación naval realizó la compleja maniobra de volar a 7.000 metros (23.000 pies) sobre el suelo a una velocidad de 500 km / h (300 mph). El tanque se abasteció unas 15 veces con una cisterna Ilyushin-78M.

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MiG-31 pilots from the Pacific Fleet took to the night skies over Kamchatka in Russia's Far East to perform various drills on Tuesday, including mid-air refuelling.

The naval aviation group performed the complex manoeuvre 7,000 metres (23,000 feet) above ground at a speed of 500kph (300mph). A total of 15 refuelling operations were carried out with an Ilyushin-78M tanker.

Los pilotos de MiG-31 de la Flota del Pacífico volaron el martes sobre los cielos nocturnos de Kamchatka en el Lejano Oriente de Rusia para realizar varios ejercicios, incluyendo el reabastecimiento de combustible en pleno vuelo.

El grupo de aviación naval realizó la compleja maniobra de volar a 7.000 metros (23.000 pies) sobre el suelo a una velocidad de 500 km / h (300 mph). El tanque se abasteció unas 15 veces con una cisterna Ilyushin-78M.

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