Russia To Unveil New Ka-62 Helicopter At MAKS 2013

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  • 06:05 PM, August 27, 2013
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Russian Helicopters will present the first prototype of the new medium multirole Ka-62 at the MAKS 2013 show.

The Ka-62 is the first helicopter that Russian Helicopters has created in international co-operation with European partners who worked on individual components. The Ka-62 is fitted with the latest Ardiden 3G engines made by France's Turbomeca, which meet the highest environmental and fuel-efficiency standards. The engines' dual-channel FADEC system ensures reliability and ease of operation.

Another French company, Zodiac Aerospace, a global leader in aviation systems, has supplied the helicopter's fuel system. In addition, the transmission has been made by Austrian firm Zoerkler, which has many years' experience and the advanced technologies necessary to engineer high-precision drives and gears.

The Ka-62 is equipped with the latest avionics system including a glass cockpit developed by Russian company Transas and a navigation system that supports GPS and GLONASS. In future it may also add support for Galileo, the satellite navigation system being developed by the EU and European Space Agency in collaboration with China, Israel, South Korea, Ukraine and Russia.

The first customer for the Ka-62 is Brazilian company Atlas Taxi Aereo, which has placed an order for seven of the helicopters. The first consignment is planned to be used in offshore work for Brazilian national oil company Petrobras.

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