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The new AC311A light utility helicopter from Avicopter has completed its plateau flight tests. The tests were carried out at three separate plateau airports, Gonghe, Yushu and Yuzhong Airport. The aircraft completed 41 test hours in 91 flights, reports Xinhau Net.
Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister has approved the Russo-Chinese agreement for the partnership in creating an Advanced Heavy Lifter (AHL) helicopter. The agreement for preliminary cooperation between Russia’s Russian Helicopters and China’s Avicopter was signed in May, two years ago. As reported by Russian Aviation Insider, Avicopter will have responsibility over the organisation, certification… Read more »
China’s Avicopter and France’s Airbus has come together and created a new generation medium sized helicopter, the AC-352. The helicopter made its debut this past Tuesday in Harbin. China and France have both signed a joint agreement for the production of 1000 units of the helicopter, reports CCTV.
China has adopted the strategy of civil-military integration in order to grow and strengthen their helicopter industry. Avicopter, the state-owned company, stated that China has an “independent development capacity in key technologies.” They are able to produce heavy lifting, high-speed attack and stealth helicopters. Currently they are planning on the development of a high-speed tilt… Read more »
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will cooperate with the Chinese state company Avicopter to develop the AHL (Advanced Heavy Lift) heavy helicopter. A corresponding intergovernmental agreement was signed by the Russian and Chinese parties in Beijing in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “China is our oldest strategic military and technical partner,… Read more »
Russian Helicopters, 27-Jun-16
Esterline CMC Electronics’ CMA-9000 Flight Management System (FMS) and CMA-5024 Global Positioning System (GPS) Landing System Sensor have been selected as the navigation solution for use on both the AC312C and AC312E helicopters. The AC312C/E will be the latest-generation, twin-engine helicopters from Avicopter and are well suited for a full range of missions, including law… Read more »
CMC Electronics, 24-Mar-16