Sergey S. Lantukhov
the Military University
Features of fighter aircraft staff training in the flight schools of the Red Army air force during the 2nd period of the Soviet-Axis war
Lantukhov S.S. Features of fighter aircraft staff training in the flight schools of the Red Army air force during the 2nd period of the Soviet-Axis war. Vestnik of Kostroma State University, 2021, vol. 27, № 4, pp. 63-68 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-4-63-68
DOI: https://doi.org/10.34216/1998-0817-2021-27-4-63-68
УДК: 68.521
Publish date: 2021-12-12
Annotation: The article highlights the main features of the training of flight personnel in fighter aviation schools during the period of radical change in the World War II East Front. The main components of the training of pilots are considered and analysed, such as – the system of recruiting the teaching and instructor staff, statistics of aviation accidents, the state of the airfield network and the material and technical base of educational institutions of fighter aviation, etc. The general patterns of fighter aviation schools were revealed, which manifested themselves in the loss of training time spent on overcoming everyday difficulties in places of evacuation. The factors that negatively influenced the training of flight personnel in the second period of the Soviet-Axis war and the methods of overcoming them by the personnel of aviation schools are established. It is concluded that it was necessary to timely eliminate the most significant shortcomings – interruptions in the supply of fuel, spare parts and assemblies, untimely renewal of the aircraft fleet, imperfections in the organisational and staff structure.
Keywords: World War II East Front, Air Force, military educational institutions, training of flight personnel, training airfields, statistics of aviation accidents.
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Author's info: Sergey S. Lantukhov, the Military University, Moscow, Russia, 89150869555@mail.ru