Source: Helihub.com, 05-Jul-12
In an unusual twist, EMERCOM in Belarus – their Emergency Services Ministry – have loaned a Mil Mi-26 helicopter for a film. The aircraft has been fully repainted to represent a Russian military aircraft, and is being used in Hungary for the filming of the latest Bruce Willis epic “A Good Day to Die Hard” [...]
Source: DefenceWeb, 17-Oct-11
Belarusian company BVST currently maintains the Nigerian Air Force’s fleet of Mi-35 helicopters and Nigeria has sent pilots and engineers to train in Belarus. (see full story)
Source: United Nations, 03-Mar-11
The United Nations publicly apologized to Belarus today for an inaccurate report from its mission in CÃ´te d’Ivoire that Belarus had supplied attack helicopters to former President Laurent Gbagbo in violation of an arms embargo on the strife-torn West African country. “This [is a] troubling event and a mistaken report,” Under-Secretary-General Alain Le Roy, head [...]
Source: http://en.rian.ru/world/20110228/162795087.html, 03-Mar-11
“Accusations spread in the foreign media that Belarus violated a UN arms embargo on Ivory Coast are false and took us completely by surprise,” said Vladimir Lavrenyuk, spokesman for the State Military-Industrial Committee.
Source: AVE, 02-Aug-10
Belarus Border Guards have announced that on the night of July 29-30, they performed their first night training flights using their recently acquired Eurocopter AS355NP helicopters.
Source: Belarus Government, 16-Sep-09
Belarus is interested in promoting joint projects together with Italian capital, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko as he met with CEO of the Italian concern Finmeccanica Pier Francesco Guarguaglini in Minsk on 14 September.
Source: ByAvia, 29-Jul-09