President flies Su-27 jet fighter
The flight lasted 35 minutes
Within the framework of his visit to Vasylkiv (Kyiv region) located 40th Fighter Aviation Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Force President Victor Yushchenko performed a flight in Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter, according to the President`s press-office. The flight lasted 35 minutes with deputy commander of the Air Force of Ukraine Major-General Vasyl Nikiforov in control of the plane.
Speaking to journalists after the flight President Yushchenko said: “I felt that the plane is extremely controllable; it appeared to me that it was performing all elements very obediently. There was no discomfort”.