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Kamov developing 500 kph coaxial military helicopter

Kamov developing 500 kph coaxial military helicopter

Kamov is currently developing a new coaxial helicopter. They have already determined that a monoaxial helicopter can reach 450 km/h but that seems to be its limit. To test the coaxial helicopter, they have created a “flying laboratory” to test the prototypes, reports Defence World.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-May-17

Egypt-Russian Kamov Ka-52K Deal in Final Stages

Egypt-Russian Kamov Ka-52K Deal in Final Stages

Egypt is in the final stages of deciding on the purchase of Russian Helicopters’ Kamov Ka-52K. Andrei Boginsky, Russian Helicopters CEO has said that the result of the tender will be made clear during this month. The Ka-52K helicopter has been dubbed the Alligator as it provides fire for amphibious attacks, can carry out anti-amphibious… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-May-17

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08-May-17 HL9414 Kamov Ka32 Samcheok, Korea (1F)

Helicopter struck wires and made an emergency landing into shallow water – but ended upright with little apparent damage from available press images.  However, one crew member knocked unconscious in the manoeuvre and later died in hospital from his injuries Civil registration HL9414, and also carries Korea Forest Service fleet code FP 608

08-May-17

Presidential Approval for Indo-Russian JV

Presidential Approval for Indo-Russian JV

President Vladimir Putin has finally given his approval for an Indo-Russian joint venture for the production of 200 Kamov military helicopters. The deal, signed in 2015 for $1 billion, is between Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport. They have yet to sign the MoU, reports Press Trust of India.

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Apr-17

India-Russian Kamov 226T Joint Venture Delayed

India-Russian Kamov 226T Joint Venture Delayed

A $1 billion joint venture between India and Russia was signed in 2015 and last year they had finalised the broad agreement, but are now halted waiting for the final presidential clearance. The JV between Hindustan Aeronautics and two Russian defence majors was created so that production of 200 Kamov 226T multi-role helicopters could be… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Apr-17

Egypt to Receive Kamov Delivery in 2017

Egypt to Receive Kamov Delivery in 2017

Russian Helicopters are up to date with their production plan and will be on schedule with the delivery of 46 Kamov Ka-52 attack helicopters to Egypt this year. As reported by Flight Global, these helicopters will operate from two “Mistral-class amphibious assault ships.” Another order they have for Ka-52 is from Algeria who have ordered… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Mar-17

Russian Northern Fleet Starts Ka27M Training

Russian Northern Fleet Starts Ka27M Training

The Russian Northern Fleet has been the first to receive the new Kamov Ka-27M shipborne helicopter. They received 6 of these helicopters and their pilots are ready to practice in them. They will be used for naval aviation training as well as anti-submarine and SAR missions, reports Defence Aerospace.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Jan-17

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

The Indian Army is retiring their ageing fleet after recent accidents. They will be retiring their Chetak and Cheetah platforms and replacing them with 40 Dhruv LUHs and 200 Kamov Ka-226T “Hoodlum” helicopters. They also plan for 140 units to be built by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited who will be partnering with Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 11-Jan-17

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Iran negotiates for up to 60 Ansat and Kamov Ka226T

Iran negotiates for up to 60 Ansat and Kamov Ka226T

Iran’s Health Ministry is in negotiations with Russian Helicopters for a supply of 60 light helicopters Ansat and Kamov Ka-226T. Currently Iran holds 50 Russian helicopters, including Mi-17, Mi-171, Mi-171E, Mi-8MTV, Mi-17V5s. The Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company are also discussing the possibility of creating a helicopter maintenance and repair centre. As reported by… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 16-Sep-16

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RH Focus Corp expecting to represent Russian Helicopters in Korea

RH Focus Corp expecting to represent Russian Helicopters in Korea

Russian Helicopters holding and South Korean company RH Focus Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding. The document was signed by Alexander Mikheev, director general of Russian Helicopters, and the director general of RH Focus Corp. The subject of the memorandum of understanding is creation of a service center based on a dealer model that renders… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 26-May-16

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Russia starts to export Ka52 and Mi-28NE

Russia starts to export Ka52 and Mi-28NE

At the HeliRussia International Helicopter Industry Exhibition 2016, to be held in Moscow from 19 to 21 May, Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will discuss the prospects for expanding export deliveries of whole range of Russian helicopters. Traditionally, Rosoboronexport will present to foreign customers the entire line-up of Russian-made helicopters, but special attention… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 26-May-16

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Russian Helicopters take Ka32 to Asia Pacific China Police 2016

Russian Helicopters take Ka32 to Asia Pacific China Police 2016

Russian Helicopters will take part in the eighth Asia Pacific China Police 2016 (CIEPE) exhibition of police equipment and munition, which will take place in Beijing from May 17 to 29. At the exhibition, the holding is going to demonstrate current and new models of helicopters. The product range of the holding’s helicopters will be represented… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 22-May-16

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Kamov Ka62 makes first flight

Kamov Ka62 makes first flight

The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28.  The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully. The OP-1 Ka-62 was launched to evaluate its overall performance and… Read more »

Source: Russian Hc, 03-May-16

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Russian Helicopters debuts at Defexpo India 2016

Russian Helicopters debuts at Defexpo India 2016

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in Defexpo India 2016, which is held 28 – 31 March, in Quitol, Goa, India.   During one of the most significant exhibitions in South Asia, the holding company will showcase its newest Mi-38 and Ka-226T helicopters.  “We intend to strengthen our positions in the South… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Mar-16

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Russian Helicopters sells to four customers in China

Russian Helicopters sells to four customers in China

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a number of contracts to supply seven Ka-32A11BC and two Mi-171 helicopters to China. The Fire Department of the Department of Public Safety, Qingdao, China, will receive two Ka-31A11BC helicopters in firefighting version in 2016. Four more multirole Ka-32A11BCs will be supplied to Chinese company Jiangsu Baoli… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 17-Feb-16

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Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

The agreement on the joint work in helicopter engineering between the two countries’ governments was signed during the official visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Moscow last December. Around 200 Ka-226T helicopters and derivative models are to be built under the agreement. Sixty machines are to be manufactured in Russia and the remainder… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 16-Feb-16

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Russian Helicopters details Singapore display

Russian Helicopters details Singapore display

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in the Singapore Airshow 2016 at the Changi Exhibition Center from 16 to 21 February 2016.  The holding company will be showing its Mi-171A2 helicopter for the first time in Singapore.  The display of the newest helicopters will boost presence of Russian Helicopters in the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Feb-16

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Russian Helicopters starts build-up to Ka226 production in India

Russian Helicopters starts build-up to Ka226 production in India

Russia and India have launched a major project to establish production in India for at least 200 light multipurpose Russian Ka-226T helicopters. The agreement between the two states to cooperate in the field of helicopter construction was signed during an official visit to Moscow by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December of last year…. Read more »

Source: Rostec, 08-Feb-16

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Kamov Ansast CIP variant certified in Russia

Kamov Ansast CIP variant certified in Russia

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, announces that the new light multirole commercial Ansat with hydromechanical controls has received two Main Amendment Approvals for the helicopter’s VIP cabin and air-conditioning system from the Federal Air Transport Agency, which as of this month has taken over duties as Russia’s aviation certification authority from the Aviation… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 04-Jan-16

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Chinese operator signs for for firefighting Kamov Ka32s

Chinese operator signs for for firefighting Kamov Ka32s

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has signed a contract with China’s Jiangsu Baoli for delivery of 4 Ka-32A11BC fire-fighting helicopters in 2016-2017. Once delivered to China, the Ka-32A11BC helicopters will be used in fire-fighting operations, as well as for patrols and supporting special operations. ‘These helicopters are successfully operated in China. This contract… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 26-Nov-15

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Russian Helicopters takes three aircraft to Dubai Airshow

Russian Helicopters takes three aircraft to Dubai Airshow

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will demonstrate the latest medium multirole Mi-171A2 alongside the light multirole Ansat in VIP configuration and the firefighting version of the Ka-32A11BC at Dubai Airshow on 8-12 November. The Mi-171A2 combines the finest qualities of the Mi-8/17 series with the latest aircraft manufacturing technologies. Key upgrades include a… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 06-Nov-15

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HSC to repair helicopters for South Korea’s Forest Dept

HSC to repair helicopters for South Korea’s Forest Dept

Helicopter Service Company (HSC) has entered into a contract with Russian Helicopters and South Korea’s Department of Forest Aviation to repair four of the South Korean operator’s Ka-32T helicopters. According to the contract, the restorations aim to increase resources so as to extend the flight times of the helicopters to 2000 hours, with a 10… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 26-Oct-15

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Russian Helicopters discusses cooperation with LG International

Russian Helicopters discusses cooperation with LG International

A delegation from Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will visit South Korea on 19-20 October as part of its contract for overhaul of Ka-32 helicopters operated by Korea’s Forest Aviation Headquarters. The delegation will meet with the management team of LG International, visit the technical centre at Jeonju and discuss prospects for cooperation… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 26-Oct-15

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Three Ka32s to be delivered to China

Three Ka32s to be delivered to China

Russian Helicopters (part of the State Corporation Rostec) will supply to China by the end of 2015. 3 Ka-32A11BC. The Ka-32A11BC will be used in China for firefighting, as well as patrols and support special operations. Ka-32A11BC ideal for highly urbanized cities in China and its climatic features. Helicopter effectively performs work in dense urban areas,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 11-Sep-15

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Russian military to receive Ka-52K for Mistral carriers

Russian military to receive Ka-52K for Mistral carriers

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) will deliver ship-borne Ka-52K helicopters built for use on-board Mistral-class carriers to the Russian Army. “In the near future the Russian Defence Ministry will receive Ka-52K and Mi-28NM helicopters with dual controls and significantly enhanced flight capabilities and firepower,” Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev said. Russian Helicopters, (part… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Sep-15

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Russian Helicopters delivers nine Ka-32s to China

Russian Helicopters delivers nine Ka-32s to China

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered nine Ka-32A11BC helicopters to China, where they will be operated by public security agencies and commercial companies. «Nine Ka-32A11BC helicopters have been delivered to Chinese commercial and state operators. These helicopters will be operated by the city of Ordos’ Main Directorate of Public Security, Shanghai Public… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Sep-15

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Russian Helicopters showcased Ka52K and Mi-8AMTSh-VA at IMDS-2015

Russian Helicopters showcased Ka52K and Mi-8AMTSh-VA at IMDS-2015

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) will showcase its latest developments for maritime use during the 7th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS 2015), which is being held in St. Petersburg from 1 to 5 July 2015. “We are actively working to expand operational uses of our commercial and military helicopters on land and sea,”… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 10-Jul-15

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KRET has developed a laser guidance system

KRET has developed a laser guidance system

KRET has developed a multi-channel laser guidance system for the Ka-52, Mi-8MNP, and Mi-28N helicopters. The new development will guide high-precision missiles and will allow helicopters to use various types of missiles. The laser guidance system is designed to control and guide missiles to a target through either automatic or manual honing. The system uses… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 30-Jun-15

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Russian helicopters boost European fire defences

Russian helicopters boost European fire defences

Rotorcrafts produced by Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) are actively involved in fire-fighting operations in Spain, Portugal, and other countries within Europe. The multirole Ka-32A11BC is the only coaxial helicopter capable of reaching the scene of the blaze in record time and delivering about 5 tonnes of water to extinguish the fire. The… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 18-Jun-15

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VIH Aerospace Delivers Rejuvenated Bell 205 to HeliMax Aviation

VIH Aerospace Delivers Rejuvenated Bell 205 to HeliMax Aviation

VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has delivered its latest custom helicopter paint job on a Bell 205 for its US-based customer Helimax Aviation on June 1st, 2015. Helimax Aviation (www.helimaxaviation.com) specializes in providing a variety of aerial support services including passenger transport; forestry firefighting… Read more »

Source: VIH, 10-Jun-15

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Russian Helicopters announces certification of the Ka-226T

Russian Helicopters announces certification of the Ka-226T

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) announces that it has received Additional Type Certification from the Interstate Aviation Committee’s Aviation Register (IAC AR) for the light multirole Ka-226T helicopter. Receiving additional certification opens up opportunities for the delivery and operation of the basic model of this helicopter. ‘Certification of the Ka-226T is the result… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-May-15

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Indian military picks Kamov Ka226T to replace Chetaks and Cheetahs

Indian military picks Kamov Ka226T to replace Chetaks and Cheetahs

The Indian defence acquisition committee (DAC) on Wednesday cleared the purchase of almost 200 Russian Ka-226T ‘Kamov’ helicopters produced by JSC. The Russian helicopter was found more suitable than its nearest competitor from Airbus Helicopters, RIA Novosti reported. See Full Story

Source: Russia & India Report, 19-May-15

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Sun Group may partner Russia to make Kamov helicopters

Sun Group may partner Russia to make Kamov helicopters

Hidden in the details of the government’s Wednesday big-bang ‘Make in India’ push in the defence production was the fine print about the Russian deal, by nomination not tender, to manufacture 200 Kamov Ka 226 light helicopters, so desperately needed to replace the ageing Cheetah fleet which services one of the world’s highest military deployments… Read more »

Source: The Economic Times, 18-May-15

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Celebrating 50 years since the first flight of the Ka-25

Celebrating 50 years since the first flight of the Ka-25

The first serial Ka-25PL helicopter took to the skies on April 25, 1965, at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. Notably, the country’s first combat helicopter had complex avionics systems that enabled flights around the clock and in difficult weather conditions. In 1956, designers at Kamov Design Bureau began working on the creation of a new generation… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 11-May-15

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Russian Helicopters delivers batch of Ka226s to Russian military

Russian Helicopters delivers batch of Ka226s to Russian military

[electronic translation] Holding “Russian Helicopters” State Corporation Rostec successfully completed the transfer of the party light multi-purpose helicopters Ka-226.80 Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, which was noted at the bottom of the Unified acceptance of military products.Helicopters have been provided for all tests taken by the Ministry of Defense and the military representative… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 20-Apr-15

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Leaders of Russian Helicopters and subsidiaries discuss 2015 plans

Leaders of Russian Helicopters and subsidiaries discuss 2015 plans

[electronic translation] On Wednesday, February 4, a meeting of the board of the holding company “Russian Helicopters” (part of the State Corporation Rostec). The event was held at the National Center helicopter, located in the suburbs. The board discussed the company’s development plans for the near future, including plans to import and execution of the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Feb-15

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Russia to produce 400 Ka226 a year in India

Russia to produce 400 Ka226 a year in India

Russia today agreed in principle to assemble around 400 advanced twin engine Kamov helicopters a year in India, in a major move to give a new push to their strategic partnership. See Full Story

Source: Mid Day, 15-Dec-14

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08-Oct-14 Kamov Ka32 Jincheon, Korea

2 of 3 POB injured in heavy field landing.  helicopter remained upright but tail and all rotor blades badly damaged

08-Oct-14

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Russian Helicopters showcase Ka-32A11BC and Мi-171А1 at LABACE

Russian Helicopters showcase Ka-32A11BC and Мi-171А1 at LABACE

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase new and innovative models of helicopters at the Latin American exhibition and business aviation conference LABACE 2014 (Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition), to be held from 12-14 August in São Paulo, Brazil. Experts and representatives of regional operators will share… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 13-Aug-14

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Russia orders Ka-52K helicopters for Mistral-class LHDs

Russia orders Ka-52K helicopters for Mistral-class LHDs

Russia has ordered a batch of Kamov Ka-52K ‘Hokum B’ naval attack helicopters for the Russian Navy’s Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels. “See Full Story“

Source: IHS Janes, 08-Aug-14

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Ka-62 to receive bird-impact proof glass

Ka-62 to receive bird-impact proof glass

Heterogeneous electrically heated glass for aircraft was tested at the proving grounds of FGUP ONPP Tekhnologiya, which is a subsidiary of the RT-Chemcomposite.  The safety glass, which was created on the basis of a unique technology, was able to pass strength tests. “The safety glass, as well as technologies that were developed and used to… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 15-Jul-14

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Himkompozit creates triple-lamitate transparencies for Ka62

Himkompozit creates triple-lamitate transparencies for Ka62

The Kamov Ka62 is the target helicopter model for a newly developed transparency product.  Russian company Himkompozit – part of the Rostec group – has successfully conducted dynamic bench testing on the new product.  It would appear that the outer two laminates of the new product are silicate-based to provide increased abrasion resistance as well… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Jul-14

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Russian Helicopters delivers two Ka32s to China

Russian Helicopters delivers two Ka32s to China

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has delivered two multirole commercial Ka-32A11BC helicopters to Sino-Russian Helicopter Technology Company, based in Qingdao, China. The Ka-32A11BCs were built by Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise, part of Russian Helicopters. The helicopters will be operated for commercial purposes by Citic General Aviation. A contract for… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 03-Jul-14

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Russian Emergencies Ministry adds Ka32 at Crimean port of Sevastopol

Russian Emergencies Ministry adds Ka32 at Crimean port of Sevastopol

[Electronic translation] Helicopter KA-32 Russian Emergencies Ministry entered service Sevastopol garrison and successfully passes the first “battle” of the test. Sevastopol Russian Emergencies Ministry specialists have developed a plan of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations during the formation of the wildfires in the city of Sevastopol in this year with the use of the Russian… Read more »

Source: MES Севастополе, 16-Jun-14

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Russian Helicopters is working on import substitution

Russian Helicopters is working on import substitution

During the 7th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia-2014, the CEO of the holding company Russian Helicopters discussed the plans and economic performance of the holding company, as well as future models and international cooperation. “This year, our primary goal is implementing new projects, the foundations for which were laid in the last few years,” said… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 10-Jun-14

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Russian Helicopters to act as title sponsor, showcase current model range at HeliRussia 2014

Russian Helicopters to act as title sponsor, showcase current model range at HeliRussia 2014

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will be the title sponsor of the seventh HeliRussia exhibition, which takes place on 22-24 May in Pavilion 1 of Crocus-Expo exhibition centre in Moscow. The first day of the show has been declared Russian Helicopters Day. At HeliRussia 2014, Russian Helicopter will showcase… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-May-14

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Russian Helicopters to showcase latest models at Berlin Air Show

Russian Helicopters to showcase latest models at Berlin Air Show

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, is bringing a line-up of commercial and military helicopters to ILA 2014, taking place on 20-25 May at Berlin ExpoCenter Airport. The company’s display can be found at stand 4209 in hall 47. Russian Helicopters will showcase the multirole Ka-32A11BC, the Mi-38 transport and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-May-14

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Russian Helicopters ready to equip Indian aircraft carrier

Russian Helicopters ready to equip Indian aircraft carrier

CEO of the Holding Alexander Mikheev reported about this at a press conference dedicated to the prospects of developing of the Russian helicopter construction at the HeliRussia 2014 International Exhibition. According to Mikheev, the Indian Navy operates enough Ka-28 and Ka-31 helicopters, and sailors are familiar with all of their advantages. The head of Russian… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 19-May-14

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Russian Helicopters deliver Ka-32A11BC to Shanghai

Russian Helicopters deliver Ka-32A11BC to Shanghai

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has delivered its civilian multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter to the Shanghai Public Security Directorate in China. The helicopter is produced at Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise and the contract for this helicopter was concluded in 2012. The Ka-32A11BC is certified in China and boasts a wide… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Apr-14

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Russian Helicopters to deliver over 40 helicopters to Latin America

Russian Helicopters to deliver over 40 helicopters to Latin America

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed contracts with countries across Latin America in 2013 for 41 helicopters to be delivered in 2014-2016. The Latin American market is one of the largest and fastest growing anywhere in the world, and Russian Helicopters sees it as a strategic priority for growing… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 27-Mar-14

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Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at FIDAE 2014

Russian Helicopters to showcase new models at FIDAE 2014

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase new models including the Mi-171A2 and Ka-32A11BC at the 18th International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE 2014) on 25-30 March in the Chilean capital Santiago. The company’s display can be found at stand D70. In collaboration with Rosoboronexport, Russian Helicopters will also present the multirole Mi-35M military transport helicopter…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 26-Mar-14

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Russian Helicopters displays commercial and military helicopters at Singapore

Russian Helicopters displays commercial and military helicopters at Singapore

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, displays a range of helicopters for various uses at the Singapore Airshow 2014 aerospace and defence exhibition, which is held at the Changi Exhibition Centre fr om 11 to 16 February 2014. The Russian Helicopters’ section can be found at stand K53. Russian Helicopters will hold meetings… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 11-Feb-14

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Russian Helicopters role in XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Russian Helicopters role in XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will play an active role in providing security at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, which run from 7-23 February, and at the 2014 XI Paralympic Winter Games from 7-16 March. Helicopters will be used by the Russian Interior Ministry,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Feb-14

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Ka-32 service and maintenance centre opens in Korea

Ka-32 service and maintenance centre opens in Korea

The Korea Forest Service has formally opened a new service and maintenance centre for Ka-32 helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec. Representatives of Russian Helicopters took part in the opening ceremony for the centre, which will promote the use of Ka-32 helicopters in the Republic of Korea… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 28-Jan-14

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17-Dec-13 Kamov Ka226 Bashkortostan, Russia

Damaged in force landing after cockpit filled with smoke.  Flight described as a ferry flight from the factory at Kumertau (Republic of Bashkortostan) to Boules airfield (Samara) which suggests it may be the delivery of a new helicopter

17-Dec-13

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Russian Helicopters showcases new Ansat and Ka-226T at EMS event

Russian Helicopters showcases new Ansat and Ka-226T at EMS event

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, demonstrated the medical versions of the light Ansat and Ka-226T helicopters to officials at Zashchita, the Russian National Centre for Disaster Medicine, as part of a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Centre. Zashchita Director Sergei Goncharov noted the potential of the new helicopters for use in emergency… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 05-Dec-13

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Russia considers joint venture Kamov plant in India

Russia considers joint venture Kamov plant in India

Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is quoted as saying that agreement was reached after talks between India’s prime minister Manmohan Singh and President Vladimir Putin last month  See full story

Source: RIA Novosti, 25-Nov-13

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Simplex Receives Russian STC on Kamov Ka32 Fire Attack System

Simplex Receives Russian STC on Kamov Ka32 Fire Attack System

Simplex® Aerospace has received Russian STC on its Fire Attack™ system for the Russian built KA-32 helicopter.  The new STC for the Simplex® Aerospace Model 328 Fire Attack™ tank was approved by the Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in Russia.  The IAC AR had previously approved the Simplex® Aerospace Model 10900-050.  The… Read more »

Source: Simplex Aerospace, 21-Nov-13

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Russian Helicopters at Dubai Airshow 2013

Russian Helicopters at Dubai Airshow 2013

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring a strong line-up to the Dubai Airshow 2013 on 17-21 November. The airshow, one of the most important aviation events in the region, is this year taking place at a new location Dubai World Central. The Russian Helicopters display can be found… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Nov-13

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Russian Helicopters presents Ка-32, Мi-171А2 and Ка-62 at ADEX 2013

Russian Helicopters presents Ка-32, Мi-171А2 and Ка-62 at ADEX 2013

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, is taking part in Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition (SEOUL ADEX 2013) from 29 October to 3 November 2013 at the Kintex Exhibition Centre in Seoul, South Korea. The company’s stand is in pavilion H9-C6. Russian Helicopters’ display includes the medium multi-role Ka-32A11BC, a… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 29-Oct-13

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29-Oct-13 Kamov Ka52K Zhulebino, Russia

Experimental Kamov Ka52K crashed on test flight, close to residential area.  Two on board injured and were clear of the aircraft when it exploded twice, caught fire and burned out.  One report suggests the ejector seats activated uncommanded.  Another report says two people on the ground injured too

29-Oct-13

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New standard of service set for Russian-built helicopters in Kazakhstan

New standard of service set for Russian-built helicopters in Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, and Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405 (ARP 405), which maintains and services Russian-built helicopters in Central Asia, today signed a cooperation memorandum on servicing Russian-built Kamov helicopters at the Russian and Kazakh Helicopter Project regional forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The memorandum aims to raise the standard… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Oct-13

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Russian Helicopters to supply new helicopters to Almaty Rescue Service

Russian Helicopters to supply new helicopters to Almaty Rescue Service

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, and Almaty Rescue Service have signed a cooperation memorandum to supply multi-role Mi-8AMT and new light Ka-226T helicopters. “We confirm that we can supply Almaty Rescue Service with the required quantity of helicopters within the time period required,” said Mikhail Dubrovin, Russian Helicopters’ Director of Marketing. “The helicopters will… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Oct-13

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Russian Helicopters to supply first fire-fighting Ka-32 to Belarus

Russian Helicopters to supply first fire-fighting Ka-32 to Belarus

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, has signed a contract with the Minsk department of the Belarus Emergencies Ministry to supply a Ka-32A11BC helicopter fitted with a horizontal fire-fighting system. The helicopter is planned to be used to combat blazes in high-rise buildings in Minsk. The specialist Ka-32A11BC fitted with water cannon… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Oct-13

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Russian Helicopters to showcase military models at Russia Arms Expo 2013

Russian Helicopters to showcase military models at Russia Arms Expo 2013

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring its line-up of military helicopters to Russia Arms Expo 2013, the ninth international exhibition of arms, military equipment and munitions, which takes place on 25-28 September 2013 in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. The Company’s display can be found in pavilion 2 at stand 2.6…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 25-Sep-13

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Russian Helicopters to showcase Ka-32 firefighter and new Ka-62 at Helitech

Russian Helicopters to showcase Ka-32 firefighter and new Ka-62 at Helitech

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring the Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC to Helitech International, which runs from 24-26 September at the ExCel centre in London. The company’s display can be found at stand G10. The Ka-62 and Ka-32A11BC are both being marketed to helicopter operators in Europe, North America and other regions. The coaxial Ka-32A11BC… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Sep-13

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MAKS 2013 – Curtiss-Wright Controls Awarded Contract by Kamov

MAKS 2013 – Curtiss-Wright Controls Awarded Contract by Kamov

Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that it received a contract from the Kamov division of Russian Helicopters to supply rugged data acquisition systems for use on the new Ka-62 helicopter. The Ka-62 rotorcraft first prototype recently received its first public appearance at the MAKS 2013 air show in Zhukovsky, Russia, near Moscow. Under the agreement, Curtiss-Wright… Read more »

Source: Curtiss-Wright Controls, 28-Aug-13

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MAKS 2013 – Turbomeca and Russian Helicopters sign MoU for Ka226T and Ka62 engine support

MAKS 2013 – Turbomeca and Russian Helicopters sign MoU for Ka226T and Ka62 engine support

Turbomeca (Safran) and Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the opening of a new Maintenance Centre. In the frame of this agreement, Russian Helicopters will provide maintenance Level 1 and 2 activities on Turbomeca engines operated by the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 28-Aug-13

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04-Aug-13 C-GKHL Kamov Ka32 Bella Coola, Canada

The helicopter contacted the ground going sideways and rolled on its starboard side. The main-rotor blades contacted the ground and broke. The crew was able to shut the engines off and exit with minor injuries. There was no fire. CADORS 2013P1171

04-Aug-13

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Russian Helicopters takes part in International Maritime Defense Show

Russian Helicopters takes part in International Maritime Defense Show

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters will showcase naval helicopters currently in service with the Russian Navy and foreign fleets and models adapted for future deployment aboard naval vessels at the Sixth International Maritime Defence Show in Saint Petersburg on 3-7… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Jul-13

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Ka-52 makes successful demonstration flight at Le Bourget

Ka-52 makes successful demonstration flight at Le Bourget

The Russian helicopter Ka-52 Alligator, made a successful demonstration flight at the Le Bourget air show that opened outside Paris on Monday, June 17. A Russian Helicopters delegation said “the organisers of the air show particularly noted the flight of the Russian helicopter Ka-52 Alligator on the first day of the international air show in Le… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Jun-13

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Paris Air Show – Russian Helicopters

Paris Air Show – Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, will bring an exciting line up of commercial and military helicopters to the 50th Paris Air Show – Le Bourget 2013, including the latest Ka-62 and Mi-171A2 for the commercial market. In collaboration with Rosoboronexport, the Company plans the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Jun-13

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Ka-226T completes test EMS missions for Winter Olympics in Sochi

Ka-226T completes test EMS missions for Winter Olympics in Sochi

A light multipurpose helicopter with coaxial rotors, the Ka-226T, developed by the Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, which is part of the Rostec State Corporation), took part in test search and rescue missions as part of preparations for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, 2014. The test flights of Ka-226T which was equipped… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 20-May-13

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HeliRussia – First Kamov Ka62 to fly by August

HeliRussia – First Kamov Ka62 to fly by August

Russian Helicopters have brought a Ka62 mockup to the HeliRussia 2013 show, but expect to fly the first example before the MAKS show this August. The Kamov design is powered by 1,680-hp Ardiden 3G turboshaft engines. The first transmission system, designed by Austrian specialists Zoerkler should be delivered this month. Certification of the 12-15 seat… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-May-13

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Russian Helicopters showcases Ka32 and Ka-226T at ABACE

Russian Helicopters showcases Ka32 and Ka-226T at ABACE

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, is showcasing the multirole Ka-32A11BC and light Ka-226T helicopters at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2013) being held in Shanghai. The Russian Helicopters display can be found at stand H302. The Asian… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Apr-13

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