Senior pilot of the Russian Knights Aerobatic Team
1-st class pilot
He was born on the 10 March, 1986 in Domna city. In 2001 he finished the Krasnodar Air Force Advanced Flight School. He was a pilot at the 611th fighter aviation regiment. Since 2010 has been serving at Kubinka Airbase. During his service he has mastered aircrafts: L-39, MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30SM. His overall flying time on all the mentioned types is almost 870 hours. Kochetov has performed aerobatics since 2012. He performs flights in the aerobatics formation as a second wingman. He is fond of extremal sports.