Russian Helicopters has manufactured two multi-purpose Mil Mi-171 helicopters for China, the holding’s press service said on Monday.
As per the contract signed in 2015 with China General Aviation Service Co Ltd for two helicopters, Mi-171s are equipped with auxiliary power unit SAFIR, designed to supply air to engine starters or environmental control systems, which allows transporting bulky cargo of up to 4 tonnes, TASS reports.
“China is the largest operator of Russian helicopters in the Asia-Pacific region. We have many years of cooperation and are currently developing relationships with new companies. The helicopters are equipped with modern equipment, which in the first place might be useful for protection of forests and fighting against forest fires," the company’s Deputy CEO for marketing and business development Alexander Shcherbinin said.
Russian Helicopters will showcase a Mi-171A2, an Ansat and a Ka-226T in the passenger mode at the 8th International Airshow, November 16-19 on Kish Island, Iran. Russian Helicopters will show a wide range of multirole civilian rotorcraft with goals to increase demand in Iran and from other customers in the Middle East
Russian Helicopters will begin serial production of its newest helicopter, the MI-171A2, in the first quarter of 2017. "Our challenge in the first quarter of 2017 is to get the certificate and launch mass production," Leonid Belykh, managing director of the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAZ) was quoted as saying by TASS
Russian Helicopters has signed a number of contracts to supply seven Ka-32A11BC and two Mi-171 helicopters to China. The Fire Department of the Department of Public Safety, Qingdao, China, will receive two Ka-31A11BC helicopters in firefighting version in 2016, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Russian Helicopters has delivered a batch of five military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh's Ministry of Defence. In addition to regular cargo transportation operations and border security provision, the new Mi-171Sh will be used in UN humanitarian missions and in regions facing complex crime problems, the company said in a press release last Friday
Russian Helicopters has started flight testing of a second prototype of the medium multirole Mi-171A2 at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. The new Mi-171A2 prototype pre-flight and certification testing are also currently underway, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Russian Helicopters is planning to deliver two MI-171 aircraft to China in 2016 for operation over complex terrain regions. Mi-171 helicopters have a successful operational track record throughout China, specifically, across complex terrain and severe climate regions, the company announced Wednesday
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Russian Helicopters has won a contract with Balochistan provincial government to supply a Mi-171 helicopter. The helicopter is expected to be delivered in the first part of this year
Russian Helicopters will supply four transport-combat Mi-35M helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan in 2018. The deliveries will be carried out through Rosoboronexport
Russian Helicopters has considered to participate in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 regional investment forum in India. The eighth biennial Vibrant Gujarat forum is taking place in state of Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on January 10-13
Russian Helicopters will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and delivery of the choppers to India. "The Russian Helicopters Holding is creating a complementary production site of the Ka-226T helicopter at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant in order to accelerate the fulfillment of the intergovernmental agreement on assembly and delivery of this latest light helicopter to India, the company announced Monday
Japan has dismissed Chinas allegations that its Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets were engaged in close-range interference against the Chinese military plane on Saturday. “I have received a report that the Japanese planes did not conduct any close-range interference against the Chinese military planes … or threaten the safety of the Chinese military planes or their personnel,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was quoted as saying by
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