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

Date:         01 Aug 97 04:04:20 
From:         "François Airault" <>
Organization: Air France
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Ian McAndrew wrote:

> In that the comment was made that the majority of Russian pilots
> are ex-military and it is a matter of pride NOT to use the ILS.

I agree, from personal experience as an ATC controller and now an
airline pilot. They tend to shoot ILS approaches at major international
airports--like anyone else--but sometimes they don't take it the easy
way in less crowded places like LIPK.