President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko flew on a MiG-29 fighter plane. The corresponding photo was published by presidential press secretary Svyatoslav Tsegolko.
President flew at the place of the co-pilot on MiG-29 fighter of the 40th tactical aviation brigade from the airfield of the brigade in Vasylkiv to a military airfield in the village of Gavryshivka, Vinnytsia region.
Today is the Day of Air Forces of Ukraine, celebrated annually on the first Sunday of August. The holiday is established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 579/2007 of June 27, 2007, which repealed the Decree No. 602/97 of July 2, 1997 "On the Day of the Air Defense Forces".