Aviation Day of Ukraine
It is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of August Aviation Day of Ukraine. Military and civilian pilots, air transport and industry workers are congratulated on this day.
The history of the establishment of the Aviation Day of Ukraine
The holiday was established on August 16, 1993 by order of President Kravchuk. Congratulations on this day to all conquerors of the heavenly spaces, wishing them easy landings and airy mood.
The air traffic of our country covers five regions – about 730 thousand km2. The state has a large number of airports, aircraft manufacturing enterprises, aviation schools, schools, and universities. There is also an International Training Center. Ukraine has created a combined civil-military air traffic management system, there are naval aviation brigades and squadrons, and a naval helicopter squadron.
Interesting facts for the Aviation Day of Ukraine
- The norms set the maximum time of a pilot’s continuous stay at the wheel – 16 hours.
- Pilots and flight attendants usually wear shoes one size larger when flying.
- Airplanes are designed so that a lightning strike does not disable them.
- The largest aircraft in the world is the An-225 (“Dream”). Created at the Kyiv Design Bureau in the late 1980s. The “Dream” was destroyed on February 27, 2022, during an air attack by Russian troops on the Gostomel airport.
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