In a parade marking the 27th anniversary of the Independence Day of Ukraine in Kiev for the first time in nine years, involved military aircraft. Another novelty of the parade was a military parade of the 18 partner countries of Ukraine. 112.ua led the online broadcast of the parade on the Independence Day.
On Khreshchatyk flew more than 20 fighters, transport aircraft and helicopters.
In particular, the parade was presented the su-25, which is designed to provide aviation support to the land forces in the battle area, causing the enemy objects strikes in tactical and operational depth. In the sky over Kiev also flew bombers su-24 aircraft, which at an altitude of 12 thousand meters at a speed of 2 thousand km/h, with a combat load of 7 tons, able to cover distances of up to 3 thousand km.
The parade was also presented the su-27, which is designed to conduct air combat at all altitudes. A test pilot of Antonov company, hero of Ukraine Sergey Troshin flew on the main transport turbojet aircraft An-178. This plane is intended for transportation of personnel and cargo under any climatic conditions at regional and korotkometrazhnyh routes at a distance of up to 5,5 thousand km.
The emergence of aviation at the military parade remains the biggest intrigue. On Friday, August 17, at a closed meeting, the Cabinet approved the plan of measures on preparation for celebration of Independence Day, allowing in particular the passage of aircraft in the parade.
In Kiev today held a military parade “March of the new army”, devoted to 27-th anniversary of independence of Ukraine. How was the parade, read our material.