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AOPA-Russia Conference. Problems Caller ID

AOPA-Russia Conference. Problems Caller ID


Interregional public organization of pilots and citizens-owners of the aircraft.


The main goal of RAOPA's activities, as enshrined in its charter, is to satisfy and protect the legitimate common interests and rights of its members, to assist in the development and implementation of a set of measures aimed at protecting the rights and economic interests of General Aviation in Russia.


October 31 2015 year, Volzhanka airport in the Kalinin region, near the city of Tver, hosted the annual 9 Interregional Conference AOPA Russia.

The conference was attended by Federal Information Portal Analyst Valery Smirnov.


If you move away from officialdom and the standard phrases about who spoke and what he said, it may be noted that the conference was very constructive and businesslike.

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Photo: Ruben performs Aghanbegyan. From left to right: President and Chairman of the Board of AOPA-Russia Vladimir Tyurin, Director of AOPA Andrey Tyurin, secretary of the board.


It flew to the conference and came a lot of players. Heads of regional offices across the country, helicopter, glider, the chairmen of the regional offices of DOSAAF, managers and owners of aerodromes and sites. All gathered to discuss the problems of small aircraft in Russia. We were pleased with the success of colleagues, to analyze the causes of failure. It was a meeting of like-minded people, friends, good friends.

 Among the arrivals were great guests from Moscow. These were Ruben Aganbegyan - a member of the Commission on Small Aviation under the President of the Russian Federation, and Andrei Shnyrev, Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in the Field of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.

 This meeting in all senses was pleasant and meaningful. Two new regional offices have opened: This is the Murmansk regional office, Vitaly Krishkevich has become its head, and the Stavropol office with Sergei Teplykh headed it.


AOPA-Russia 11 has regional offices across the country.


New was also the award "Our Wings", with multiple nominations of "Golden Wings" and "Silver Wings."

With the assistance of AOPA created and maintained a much needed service The Service contains information on airfields and sites in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Constantly added new data landing sites and airfields small aircraft. Now they are already there 1300, 2100 heliports. Monthly added about 100 sites, and the ranks of the AOPA pouring 90 before the new pilots.

 Members of the organization have privileges at AOD aerodromes; they can purchase avionics for aircraft and other aircraft at a cost price.

 One of the most important activities of the organization of pilots and owner of the Sun, is to promote the use of trackers, which can be purchased at cost. A tracking service Sun ANI flights using GPS trackers have more than once rescued airmen in critical situations.

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 The most extreme example of the rescue of a person using the tracker is the rescue of the pilot-helicopter pilot Sergei Ananov. He alone on a light helicopter R-22 made a round-the-world flight. Almost at the final stage of the trip, due to technical problems, his helicopter splashed down on its way to Greenland. When his friends in Moscow found that the tracker’s mark had stopped, and they saw strange instrument readings, they were the first to sound the alarm. As a result of their actions, the Coast Guard of Canada was notified, and as a result, an icebreaker took Sergei off the iceberg.

 Another activity of this public organization was co pilots owners of aircraft and helicopters from the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations rescue service. More than 100 lost people, during this year has not yet ended, thank AON Russian pilots. In many regions, the enthusiasts who have any aircraft on duty on their sites ready to fly to any square of their home area on the first call from the 112 service.

Often calls 112 directly transferred to the cab already taken off an airplane or helicopter. Pilots are detached on the ice, lost in the forest, people caught in other emergencies. Finding "poteryashek" pilots themselves or saving people (if possible), or inform the exact coordinates GPSIn which subsequently MES running. There were cases when pilots at the impossibility of landing detection, with ultra-low dumped container heights with the necessary for survival.

 The pioneer of such a voluntary service, and now the coordinator, is a pilot with great experience. Alexander Mikhailov (Board member of the AOPA), known in aviation more like a boatman. He flew many times at night and in adverse weather conditions on a quest and become a professional in this business, though not an employee gos.sluzhb. All on a voluntary basis. Many pilots follow his example.

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Pilot rescue, board member of the AOPA Sergei Mikhailov (Boatman), shares his experiences flying in difficult conditions.


 Thanks largely to the Commission under the President, this year it was possible not to worsen the state of affairs of small aircraft in our country.

 All sorts of committees, officials of the Ministry of Transport and the Federal Air Transport Agency, public commissions, spurred on by some incompetent media, are constantly trying to implement and lobby for laws that are able to practically ground GA. Around the small aircraft creates unhealthy excitement. Each disaster or accident is exaggerated and savored, which creates a negative impression on most people far from aviation in general. Meanwhile how positive aspects are simply ignored.

 Small aircraft in any civilized country, it is not a whim of a handful of new rich fattening, it is a huge benefit in many sectors of the economy, which in our country was offered at all times. No need to reinvent the wheel, it is enough just to be not to interfere with the development of the necessary and useful civil aviation industry.

All soft landings.


Sergei Ananov pain in the ass

The helicopter pilot, single-handedly tried to circumnavigate the flight on a light helicopter Sergey Ananov. In the hands of Sergei holds received from AOPA award "pain in the ass." He spoke of his war with the bears of the iceberg.



The legendary Yak-12m restored by enthusiasts. Many remember his brother in the film "The Last Inch"


Aeroprakt A-22

Aeroprakt A-22


Helicopter uvozyaschih Ruben Aganbegyan and Andrew Shnyreva. Many more cases.

Helicopter uvozyaschih Ruben Aganbegyan and Andrew Shnyreva. Many more cases.



Rare aircraft Yak-30, Greetings from the Soviet Union. Piloted by Maxim Milon its owner, restored to flying condition of the car.


Piper Aztec Vadim Kuzmin.

Piper Aztec Vadim Kuzmin.



Valery Smirnov specifically for

Valery Smirnov