Cosmonaut Training Center To Buy Yak-130
Russian Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City can receive the latest domestic training aircraft Yak-130 for special training.
As the chief of the Cosmonaut Training Center Yuri Lonchakov said: “We have prepared a proposal to the Federal Space Program for the purchase of new equipment instead of the L-39 – a modern trainer Yak-130, instead of the IL-76 – new IL-476. We are looking for new car trunks also for the delivery of crews to the spaceport Vostochny. Now the variants are observed.”
Currently, the fleet of Cosmonaut Training Center has specially equipped aircraft IL-76, at which it is worked out the mode of weightlessness, the Tu-134 for observation and aerial photography, and special training of astronauts is undergone on training L-39 “Albatros”.