Russia’s Wings of Tavrida to Operate Yak-130 Combat Trainers
Russia’s fifth aerobatic team operating the Yak-130 combat training aircraft will be created in the Russian Air Force. The Yak-130 is the first Russian plane that has no onboard analog devices. Its systems of the onboard equipment based on the principles of a glass cockpit was designed and produced by KRET.
According to the information available, the new aerobatic team named the Wings of Tavrida will debut for the first time on May 9, during the Victory Day Parade over the Red Square in Moscow.
It’s worth noting that the onboard electronics of the Yak-130 combat training aircraft can simulate the behavior in the air of almost all types of modern fighters, starting with the MiG-29 and Su-30 and ending with the F-22 and the F-35. Therefore, the Yak-130 allows solving the task of training the pilots for planes of 4 + and 5 generations.