Air Flight commander in the Russian Knights aerobatic team.
1-st class military pilot
Igor Tkachenko was born on the 25 April, 1987 in Borisoglebsk, Voronezh region, Russia. He finished Krasnodar Air Force Advanced Flight School in 2009; from 2009 to 2017 have been serving in 4th Lipetsk fighter-pilot school. Since 2017 he is serving in Kubinka. During his service the pilot has mastered the following aircrafts: L-39, MiG-29, Su-27, Su-27SM, Su-30SM. His overall flying time on all the mentioned types is 1110 hours.
Tkachenko has practiced aerobatics since 2017.
At his spare time he is fond of athletics.