Russian Helicopters’ Ka-226T light multi-purpose helicopter has cleared tests with support from Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC).
The tests were carried out in the framework of a memorandum signed by Helicopters of Russia JSC (part of Rostekh State Corporation) and IHSRC at the HeliRussia international exhibition in May 2017, and their purpose was to confirm the possibility of operating the helicopter at ambient temperatures up to +50 degrees Celsius, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
"Testing of the Ka-226T in the extreme climatic conditions of Iran will make the helicopter even more attractive for the potential operators not only in this country but also throughout the Middle East. We can notice the great interest towards this helicopter in the region even now, and we hope that our cooperation with our partners from IHSRC will allow us to turn this interest into several contracts and agreements," said Andrey Boginsky, CEO of Russian Helicopters.
The light utility helicopter Ka-226T has a coaxial twin-rotor system, its maximum takeoff weight is 3.6 t, and it is able to transport up to 1 t of payload. The main distinctive feature of the helicopter is its modular design - a transport cabin that can carry up to 6 people or modules with special equipment can be easily installed on the Ka-226T. Improved performance characteristics of the Ka-226T, its eco-friendly features, cost effectiveness; advanced avionics and additional flight safety solutions make this helicopter one of the best models in its class.
Russias state hi-tech corporation Rostec is expecting to start initial deliveries of 10 Kamov Ka-226T helicopters to India by this year once it receives the payment. "We are planning to deliver the first batch of 10 helicopters after we receive the first payment
Russian Helicopters lightweight multirole helicopter Ka-226 will be the first to receive new crash-resistant fuel system which is expected to arrive by early 2019. "This is one of system remaining in the priority list
The Russian Helicopters together with Iran Helicopters Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) will test the light utility helicopter Ka-226T for its usability at extremely high temperatures. The tests will be conducted on the Iranian company site within the framework of a memorandum signed by the parties in May 2017 at the international exhibition HeliRussia-2017
Russia and India have formally approved a joint venture between Russian Helicopters and Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) for the manufacture of 200 Kamov-226T helicopters. The Russian Presidential office has given a final approval to the $1 billion inter-governmental agreement after reservations from New Delhi over cost sharing,
Russian Helicopters and Irans Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) have planned a joint venture to assemble KA-226 and Anset light civilian helicopters. The JV to assemble light civilian helicopters in Iran was announced by Russian Helicopters firm last week
India has finalized the roadmap with Russia to co-produce 200 Kamov Ka 226T light Utility helicopters under $1 billion deal in the South Asian country. Russias Rostec Corp
Sukhoi Aircraft Company of Russia is cutting down components needing United States export clearance to enable exports of the Sukhoi Super Jet 100 (SSJ100) to Iran and other third countries. According to US export control regulations, State Department clearance is required if the quantum of US-made components exceed 10%
A delegation from the Indian MoD is likely to visit Kamov Design Bureau of Russian Helicopters to observe the demonstration flight of a light utility Ka-226T rotorcraft and its ship-based version. “We have offered the Indian side to visit Kamov Design Bureau that developed Ka-226T for the project of delivering 200 units of such helicopters and localizing their production in India
A facility to manufacture KA-226T helicopters in India by a recently formed company, Indo Russian Helicopter Pvt. Ltd
Russian Federal Aviation Agency (Rosaviation) has certified the Ka-226T helicopter as fit for operation at high temperatures. The certification makes it possible to start exporting the helicopters to countries with the hot climate
Light helicopter Ka-226T, developed by Russian Helicopters has become a pilot project on the creation and production of helicopters through information technology. Digital manufacturing will greatly simplify the development of new modifications as well as upgrades and design changes according to the customers requirements
Russia may supply Kamov Ka-226T helicopters assembled in India to third countries once it fulfils the basic order of 200 choppers to India. "Now a joint venture has been set up to implement the project of the Ka-226T production in India
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