Why Russians airlines usually make no-ILS approach/landings?

Date:         13 Jul 97 01:25:53 
From:         Riccardo Romagnoli <chemif@mbox.queen.it>
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Living in the vicinity of one airport (Forli'/LIPK), I have noticed that
ALL Russians charters (TUPOLEV/ANTONOV etc.) ALWAYS made VISUAL approach
and landings (even if the ruanway is ILS CAT2 equipped).

Anyone know why?

Is maybe because usually aiports in Russia are not equipped with ILS?
or maybe because aircraft are not equipped? (cannot believe) or broken?
or simply because pilots don't feel the need, if visibility is good

Awaiting your comments

Riccardo Romagnoli
I-47100 Forli'/Emilia-Romagna/Food Valley/ITALY
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