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Kharkov Higher Military Aviation College
Soviet 812th Training Air Regiment
at Levkovka and Kupyansk airport
in between 1981 and 1984

The 812th Training Air Regimentís silver MiG-21PF/PFM Fishbed-D/F and MiG-21UM Mongol-B aircraft were repainted to camouflage in the late seventies and early eighties. In the eighties the demand for pilots started to increase again, therefore the regiment was expanded. Besides the existing four squadrons, two new air squadron was established.

Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21PF Fishbed-D at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet MiG-21PF Fishbed-D at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21PF Fishbed-D at Kupyansk airport in 1981 Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1981

 

Soviet 812th Training Air Regiment at Levkovka airport in 1984
Video: Shcherbatsevich Petr Alekseevich collection

The 812th regiment used more than 160 MiG-21 at Kupyansk and Levkovka airport in the eighties. At the end of the eighties the intensity of the training decreased, therefore the 5th and the 6th squadron disbanded. The old MiG-21PF/PFM Fishbed-D/F types were replaced by MiG-21SM Fishbed-J type.

Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983
Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School
Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School
Soviet MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F at Kupyansk airport in 1983 Soviet MiG-21UM Mongol-B at Kupyansk airport in 1983

 

Soviet 812th Training Air Regiment at Levkovka airport in 1984
Video: Shcherbatsevich Petr Alekseevich collection

Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School Soviet Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School

Photos: Shcherbatsevich Petr Alekseevich, Sergey Perepechaev collections

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Soviet Union, USSR, Soviet Air Forces, VVS, Cold War, Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School, 812th Trainer Air Regiment, MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F, MiG-21PF Fishbed-D, MiG-21UM Mongol-B, 812th Trainer Aviation Regiment, Kupyansk, Levkovka, Soviet Kiev Military District, 17th Tactical Air Army, Mikoyan and Gurevich

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Союз Советских Социалистических Республик, СССР, Военно-воздушные силы, Холодная война, ХВВАУЛ, Харьковское ВВАУЛ, Харьковского ВВАУЛ, Харьковское высшее военное авиационное училище лётчиков, 812-й учебный авиационный полк, 812-й Уап, МиГ-21ПФМ, МиГ-21ПФ, МиГ-21УМ, Купянск, Левковка, Киевского ВО, КВО, 17-я воздушная армия, 17-й ВА, Микоян и Гуревич