The all-army stage of the “Aviadarts-2017” Competition is being held in Khokholsky District of the
Voronezh Region from June 14 to 27. The competition will involve over 60 pilot crews of the operational-tactical, long-range, military-transport and army aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces.
The audience will be able to attend the most entertaining part of the competition – the “Aviamix” show that will be held on Saturday, June 14. What aircrafts Voronezh residents will be able to see in 2017, how to get to the range and what to take with you – read in the RIA “Voronezh” article.
What will “Aviamix” demonstrate?
The air-show will include aerial acrobatics, parachute jumps, bombing and air combat simulation. Among the participants are Su-25SM fighter jet with a powerful weapons system (up to 32 weapon kinds), Mi-28N helicopter intended to search and destroy tanks and armored vehicles, Ka-52 helicopter with heavy missile armament as well as Tu-22-M3 supersonic bomber.
Also, the show will feature ten crews of the Western Military District flying fourth generation fighter jet MiG-29SMT, Su-34 and Su-35 jets and Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters.
Voronezh residents will also be able to attend a concert programme. It will feature Russian singer and author of the lyrics for “Bravo” band Valery Syutkin. Also, the guest of the air show will see the performance of the Song and Dance Company of the Russian Aerospace Forces and creative ensembles of the Air Force Academy. The concert will also include performances of Voronezh artists.
Information and publicity event “Contract Military Service in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is Your Choice!” will be held for young people.
When to come
The “Aviamix” show will start at 10:00 and end at 15:00 on June 17.
How to get to “Pogonovo” Range
Those wiling to see the air show need to get to “Beryozovka” bus stop of “Semilukskie Vyselki” Estate by 7:30 on June 17. There will be 20 special buses that will take the guests to spectator seats by 9:15 and bring them back after the show.
The drivers, the organizers have prepared a parking for 1.5 cars. “Beryozovka” can also be reached via public transport. On the “Aviamix” day, the Voronezh City Hall will launch additional buses for Route №59AS. The bus can be taken at the “GOO Plant” bus stop.
What to take with you
The organizers advice gusts not to bring large bags and unnecessary stuff. This is required to speed up the pass control: every visitor will be checked with metal detector at the entrance. It will be much faster to pass having only a mobile phone with you.
“Voentorg” tents of with drinks, ice-cream and snacks will be deployed at the range. However, spectators can bring food along with them.
What to put on
According to the Voronezh Meteorological Office, the temperature on June 17 will be +19 degrees. The weather will be mostly sunny, so don’t bring umbrellas and raincoats. However, the wind speed will reach 10 meters per second, so you may consider bringing a coat of a sweater.