For two weeks in August, the town of Kubinka, southwest of Moscow was the focus of aviation-minded people in Russia at the Army 2017 exhibition. Piotr Butowski was there for AIR International
MILITARY ARMY 2017
On August 12, 1912, Russia’s Ministry of Military Affairs issued order number 397 as a result of which the administration of aviation and aeronautics was founded as part of the Army’s General Staff. Today the date is commemorated as the beginning of the Russian Air Force. This year’s celebrations of the event centred on Patriot Park in Kubinka.