Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security delegation visited Russian Helicopters and is interested in acquiring Ansat and the MI-15V- 5 civil helicopters.
The delegation arrived on a working visit to the capital of Tatarstan. The talks between the foreign visitors and the experts of the Russian Helicopters holding were held on the grounds of the Kazan Helicopter Plant. The main aim of the visit was to discuss the question of shipment of civilian helicopters to the Republic of Vietnam, the company said in a statement Monday.
The Ansat and the MI-15V-5 attracted special attention of the delegation. Demonstration flights of the helicopters were organized at the aircraft testing complex of the plant, during which the members of the delegation were able to see the agility and the flight characteristics of the machines both from the ground and from inside the cabin.
The delegates visited the main industrial facilities of the Kazan Helicopter Plant. During their two-days visit to Kazan the guests were shown the assembly sites of the ground units and fuselages of Mi-8/17, Ansat, and Mi-38 helicopters. The members of the delegation also visited the major series area where Mi-8MTV-1 and Mi-17V-5 helicopters were exhibited and the minor series area where the Ansat helicopters are assembled.
"The multirole Mi-38 attracted great interest of the foreign delegation," says Alexander Shcherbinin, Deputy CEO for marketing and business development of the Russian Helicopters holding.
The multirole helicopter Ansat has maximum speed of 275 km/h and cover the distances over 500 km. Ansat-U is aimed at the training of aviation school cadets, and the other Ansat model is certified according to the requirements of the Aviation rules for civil aviation.
The military transport helicopter Mi-17V-5 is part of the Mi-8/17 family and is able to transport up to 4000 kg of cargo internally or on the external sling. The helicopter can also be used in combat missions requiring the use of various weapons, as well as in search and rescue and sanitary operations, and for various special tasks.
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