Rostec announced it completed training of Chinese pilots of Mi-171 helicopters, on Monday.
“Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant trained pilots (of Mi-171) from China,” Rostec said in a tweet.
“The specialists were trained to perfect their day and night flight skills under all-weather conditions with simulated failures of engines and other systems of the Mi-171 helicopter,” the state-owned defense firm said.
China has ordered 12 Mi-171 rotorcraft equipped with VK-2500-03 engines certified this April, from Russia. One helicopter was delivered last month, reports TASS.
Russian Helicopters expects completion of the validation procedure for the certificate of Mi-171A2 helicopter in China in 2020.
"Work is underway to validate the Mi-171A2 helicopter type certificate. All the materials required to complete the certification procedure were send to the Civil Aviation Administration of China and accepted for work. Obtainment of the certificate is expected in 2020," said an official from the company.
The General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India has certified a new engine for the Mi-171A2 helicopter being manufactured by Russias UEC-Klimov enterprise. The new VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft engine is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an improved performance
The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a national type certificate for Russian Helicopters Mi-171 chopper and its VK-2500-03 engine. The certification enable the sale of the helicopter to China
Russian Helicopters has offered its latest Mi-171E2 for use in high altitude and hot weather regions of the world following completion its flight test program. “Due to its improved performance characteristics, Mi-171Е2 may be interesting for government agencies using helicopters
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