The Czechoslovak 12th Helicopter Regiment, Olomouc 1962 - 1969
The 46th Transport Helicopter Airborne Division's two regiments was equipped with more than seventy Mi-4 helicopter in the late sixties. This is a significant force provided the Czechoslovak People's Army forces ensured a quick migration what that was demonstrated at the Vltava-66 practice.
The 12th Helicopter Regiment above Lanškrouna city in 1967
The tableau of the second squadron's pilots in 1969
The second squadron's pilots at Olomouc Airport
The 12th Helicopter Regiment flew night missions too
In the late sixties the first copies of the new Mi-8T helicopter amphibious were planned to be deployed at the 12th Helicopter Regiment at. The regiment's selected pilots and technical staff traveled to the Soviet Union in 1969, where they were trained at Aeroflott to the Mi-8 type. The first copies of a squadron of Mi-8T's arrived at the regiment in 1969, which was settled at Prostějov airport at the time.
Tags: Czechoslovak People's Army, 46th Transport Airborne Division, 12th Helicopter Regiment, Mi-4, Mi-8T, Olomouc, Lanškrounem, Aeroflot, Soviet Union