Russian Helicopters has transferred six Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters to the personnel of the 50th combined airbase of the Belarusian Air Force.
The official ceremony of transferring six helicopters produced by a Russian Helicopters’ subsidiary - Kazan Helicopters - took place at the Machulischi airport near Minsk Monday.
The military transport Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters were delivered to the Ministry of Defense of Belarus in October. Today, during the ceremony, the rotorcraft was transferred to the personnel of the 50th combined airbase of the Belarusian Air Force. During the event military pilots demonstrated the capabilities of the Russian machines. This was also the indication that Russian Helicopters has finished the first part of the contract for delivery of 12 Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5s, which had been signed during the Army-2015 International Military Technical Forum, the company said in a statement.
“We expect that the transfer of the next batch of 6 helicopters will take place in 2017,” said Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev.
Mi-8MTV-5 multirole helicopter is part of the Mi-8/17 family. These helicopters are used in medical and search-and-rescue operations; they carry out cargo and passenger transportation.
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