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Peruvian Fire-Fighters Look to Purchasing Mi-171s

Peruvian Fire-Fighters Look to Purchasing Mi-171s

The Peruvian Fire-Fighting Department has suggested that they might be considering purchasing Military Mi-171 multirole helicopters from Russian Helicopters. They gave high praise during the Peruvian international defence exhibition, SITDEF-2017. They expressed further interest in the high-altitude version of the Mi-171. Russian Helicopters has commented on this version, stating that it is distinguishable by its… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-May-17

Peruvian Air Force orders 36 helicopters

Peruvian Air Force orders 36 helicopters

The Peruvian Government have approved the purchase of 36 helicopters and 14 transport planes for the military, primarily for emergency response work such as flood relief.  The national newspaper  La República said that the National Emergency Operations Center had reported that during the period of rains, landslides and floods, it was necessary to mobilize about… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-May-17

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Russian Helicopters to supply its first civilian rotorcraft to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters to supply its first civilian rotorcraft to Pakistan

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has won an international tender and signed a contract with Balochistan provincial government to supply a Mi-171 helicopter.  The helicopter is expected to be delivered in the first part of this year.   The government of Balochistan will use its first Russian civilian Mi-171 for transporting passengers and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Jan-17

Russian Helicopters Contracted for four Mi-8/171s

Russian Helicopters Contracted for four Mi-8/171s

Two Mi-8AMT and two Mi-171 helicopters have been built for Rosneft Oil Company by Russian Helicopters. The Mi-8AMTs have undergone a lot of work and are capable of offshore operations, reports Russian Aviation Insider. The date of delivery is not certain yet. For the first time, Russian Helicopters have installed the digital autopilot PKV-8, along… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Dec-16

Russian Helicopters to ship certified Мi-171s to Chinese company

Russian Helicopters to ship certified Мi-171s to Chinese company

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has produced a batch of Mi-171 helicopters for China General Aviation Service Co Ltd, based on a contract signed in 2015. The two helicopters have already completed the full testing cycle at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant and are being prepared for shipment to China. “China is the largest operator… Read more »

Source: russian-helicopters, 28-Nov-16

Russian Helicopters to build a training center in Peru

Russian Helicopters to build a training center in Peru

Russian Helicopters will build and equip a helicopter training center for the Land Forces of Peru. Creating such a center will allow Peruvian pilots of Russian-made Mi-171SH helicopters to be trained in Peru. Construction of the helicopter training center in the capital city of Lima will begin shortly after the Peruvian side completes all necessary… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Nov-16

Russian Helicopters to deliver to Jiangsu Baoli

Russian Helicopters to deliver to Jiangsu Baoli

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, and Jiangsu Baoli Aviation Equipment Co, Ltd (China) agreed on a sale of 3 helicopters at Airshow China-2016.  The agreement was signed by Russian Helicopters Deputy CEO for marketing and business Development Alexander Shcherbinin and the CEO of Jiangsu Baoli Aviation Equipment Co., Ltd. Zhou Dehong. According to… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Nov-16

Russian Helicopters approves Iranian service centre

Russian Helicopters approves Iranian service centre

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has conducted a technical examination of the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC).  The audit has resulted in a certificate for a temporary authorization of IHSRC as the only Mi- series aircraft and components repair enterprise in Iran. Russian experts carried out technical examination of the Iranian… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Aug-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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Second Mi-171A2 prototype now flying

Second Mi-171A2 prototype now flying

Russian Helicopters, part of state corporation Rostec, has started flight testing of a second prototype of the medium multirole Mi-171A2 at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. The new Mi-171A2 prototype includes all the unique features typical of this type of helicopter, making it competitive with its global peers. Pre-flight and certification testing are also currently underway…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 12-Nov-15

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Rosneft signs for two Mi-171s and two Mi-8AMTs

Rosneft signs for two Mi-171s and two Mi-8AMTs

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has signed an agreement with RN-Aerokraft to deliver two Mi-171 and two Mi-8AMT helicopters for use by oil company Rosneft. The helicopters will be used in Rosneft’s operations to develop and service offshore and onshore projects. “Strategic cooperation between Rostec and Rosneft in important spheres such as developing… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 27-Oct-15

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Serbia orders two Mi-171s

Serbia orders two Mi-171s

Earlier in September, the deputy CEO for sales for the Russian Helicopters company, Grigory Kozlov, said Belgrade intended to purchase two Mil Mi-17 helicopters from Russia. See Full Story

Source: Sputnik, 25-Sep-15

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Russian Helicopters to deliver two Mi-171s in China

Russian Helicopters to deliver two Mi-171s in China

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has signed a contract with China General Aviation Service Co. Ltd. The two Mi-171 helicopters will be delivered in 2016. Mi-171 helicopters are operated successfully across China, in particular in places with challenging topographies and harsh climates. They are used in a variety of cargo transport operations –… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 11-Sep-15

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Bangladesh orders seven Mi-171s

Bangladesh orders seven Mi-171s

Russia will supply six Mil Mi-171Sh military and transport helicopters and one Mi-171E rotocraft to Bangladesh under a contract signed in April this year, Russian state arms seller Rosoboron export First Deputy CEO Ivan Goncharenko said on Monday. See Full Story

Source: rbth, 25-Aug-15

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Three more Mi-171Sh helicopters delivered to Peruvian military

Three more Mi-171Sh helicopters delivered to Peruvian military

The holding company Russian Helicopters has delivered another batch of three military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to the Defense Ministry of Peru. The helicopters were built at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. After their delivery to Peru, the new helicopters took part in an annual military parade. The delivery of the three helicopters continued the supply that began last year…. Read more »

Source: Rostec, 10-Aug-15

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10-Jul-15 Mil Mi-171 Apatrampa, Ghana

Flight with Ghana’s President John Mahama and First lady Lordina Maham on board.  Landed due to severe weather.  No mention in local press as to whether pilot obtained a forecast before take-off

10-Jul-15

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New Mi-171Sh helicopters praised by Peru’s leadership

New Mi-171Sh helicopters praised by Peru’s leadership

In November and December this year, Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) delivered eight new Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters to Peru’s Ministry of Defence as contracted. The helicopters were well received by Peru’s leadership. The ceremony marking the new Mi-171Sh helicopters’ acceptance into service with Peru’s Air Force was attended by President of Peru… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 05-Jan-15

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Russian Helicopters start delivering new batch of Mi-171Sh to Peru

Russian Helicopters start delivering new batch of Mi-171Sh to Peru

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered the first batch of four Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, made by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, to the Ministry of Defence of Peru. The Mi-171Sh are being delivered to Peru a month ahead of schedule. The customer also received aviation equipment required for its operation in addition to… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Dec-14

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Sabah to get own fire and rescue helicopter hangar

Sabah to get own fire and rescue helicopter hangar

The Sabah Fire and Rescue Department is expected to get its own helicopter hangar next year, says Urban Wellbeing,Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan. See Full Story

Source: BP, 27-Oct-14

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Basta signs Afghanistan operating contracts with AviaService and UTair South Africa

Basta signs Afghanistan operating contracts with AviaService and UTair South Africa

Basta Holdings Corp. (OTCBB:BSTA), an aviation services and logistics management company, announced today that it has signed ACMI Charter Agreements with UTair South Africa (PTY) Ltd. and Aviaservice Ltd. whereby the Company will charter rotary wing aircraft including MI-171 and Mi-8MTV-1 helicopters for delivery to its customers based on the terms of current and future… Read more »

Source: Basta, 23-Oct-14

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Russian Helicopters’ Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant celebrates 75 anniversary

Russian Helicopters’ Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant celebrates 75 anniversary

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, congratulates the employees of Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) on the significant occasion of the plant’s 75th anniversary. “Today we celebrate the anniversary of a unique enterprise, the only plant in the country to have brilliantly mastered the production of both airplanes and helicopters. In… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 08-Aug-14

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant produces milestone 850th Mi-171-series helicopter

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant produces milestone 850th Mi-171-series helicopter

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, is pleased to announce that Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) has produced its 850th Mi-171-series helicopter. The landmark aircraft was a Mi-171A1 built for Brazilian commercial operator Atlas Taxi Aereo. The Mi-171A1 is one of the latest commercial models of the world-famous Mi-8/17 series. UUAP… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Aug-14

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Kazan Helicopters produces 7,500th Mi-8/17 series helicopter

Kazan Helicopters produces 7,500th Mi-8/17 series helicopter

Kazan Helicopters, a Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec), has produced the 7,500th Mi-8/17 series helicopter. The military transport Mi-8MTV-5 helicopter will be handed over under contract to the Russian Air Force. Mi-8/17 series helicopters are the Russian helicopter industry’s bestsellers thanks to their wide-ranging applications and high flight… Read more »

Source: Kazan Helicopters, 26-May-14

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Russian Helicopters to supply Mi-171E for Kazakhstan Emergencies Ministry

Russian Helicopters to supply Mi-171E for Kazakhstan Emergencies Ministry

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has signed an agreement with the Kazakhstan Emergencies Ministry for a Mi-171E helicopter, with delivery planned for 2015. The Mi-171E is a modification of the Mi-8/17 series. These helicopters are recognized as among the best in their class for search and rescue operations, and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-May-14

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Czech military institute develops Mi-171 mission rehearsal system

Czech military institute develops Mi-171 mission rehearsal system

The Czech Air Force and Air Defense Technical Institute,known as VTÚLaPVO Praha, works to integrate communication and information systems to aid decision-making in support of air and army forces command and security crisis management. As part of their work, they were tasked to develop a new Mi-171 helicopter mission rehearsal system for the Army of… Read more »

Source: VT-MAK, 02-May-14

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Over 150 Russian-made helicopters involved in UN peacekeeping operations

Over 150 Russian-made helicopters involved in UN peacekeeping operations

Over 150 Russian-made helicopters are currently involved in UN humanitarian and peacekeeping operations around the world. Speaking at the Russian Hour conference at Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, CA, United States, representatives of Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, and commercial aviation firms UTair, PANH Helicopters and Ukrainian Helicopters discussed their positive experience… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 27-Feb-14

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Russian Helicopters delivers latest commercial Mi-171 to Indonesia

Russian Helicopters delivers latest commercial Mi-171 to Indonesia

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, has delivered a second commercial multirole Mi-171 helicopter built by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to Airfast Indonesia. The delivery continues a relationship established last year, when Airfast Indonesia – one of the country’s biggest providers of aviation services to the oil, mining and construction industries… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 27-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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07-Oct-13 HK-4770 Mil Mi-171 Orito, Colombia

Inadvertently landed in a mine field.  Occupants escaped unharmed but helicopter later consumed by fire.

07-Oct-13

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Russian Helicopters obtains certification for corporate and VIP version of Mi-171

Russian Helicopters obtains certification for corporate and VIP version of Mi-171

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, has obtained certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee for the commercial Mi-171 designed for corporate and VIP transportation. The certificate was presented to the helicopter’s developer, Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, at the MAKS 2013… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 01-Sep-13

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Russia produces 750th Mi-8AMT / Mi-171

Russia produces 750th Mi-8AMT / Mi-171

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP), a Russian Helicopters company, has produced the 750th Mi-8AMT (the export designation – Mi-171). The landmark was achieved on the eve of the MAKS 2013 International Aviation & Space Salon, one of the largest aviation forums anywhere in the world. The Mi-8AMTSh will enter service with the Russian Defence Ministry. According to the Ministry, the ruggedness, reliability… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Aug-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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Peru chooses Mi-171 over Super Puma

Peru chooses Mi-171 over Super Puma

Reports from South America are saying that the Peruvian Government has picked the Mil Mi-171 over the EUrocopter AS332L2 Super Puma for their 24 ship requirement for the fight against drug trafficking. The final deal is expected to be signed at a value of $486 million, of which $406 million relates to the helicopters themselves,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Apr-13

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Russian Helicopters delivers new Mi-171 to Russian operator SKOL Airline

Russian Helicopters delivers new Mi-171 to Russian operator SKOL Airline

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, has delivered two Mi-171 transport helicopters with type certification to Russian aviation company SKOL Airline, LLC. The Mi-171 is built at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, a Russian Helicopters company. The two helicopters delivered to SKOL are fitted with… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Mar-13

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant launches Mi-171 flight trainer

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant launches Mi-171 flight trainer

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, announces that Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, a Russian Helicopters company, has introduced a Mi-171 simulator built by CSTS Dinamika. The flight trainer is based on an actual Mi-171 cabin and features realistic on-board systems. It can be used to… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 14-Feb-13

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Mi-171 named in “Pride of the Fatherland” awards

Mi-171 named in “Pride of the Fatherland” awards

Helicopter Mi-171 production of JSC “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” OJSC (U-UAP), part of the holding “Russian Helicopters”, received the highest award of the competition “100 best goods of Russia” – a prize of “The Pride of the Motherland” . The award ceremony of enterprises – the winners was held on 15 January in the Government of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 17-Jan-13

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Agreement signed for Mi-171 production in Brazil

Agreement signed for Mi-171 production in Brazil

[Electronic translation] On Friday, December 14, “Russian Technologies” and the largest arms manufacturer in Brazil Odebrecht Defensa e Technologia signed a memorandum of technology partnership. Cooperation to the design and creation of a joint venture for the production of helicopters, air defense systems, marine engineering and other areas. The delegation of the Brazilian company Odebrecht,… Read more »

Source: Rostechnologii, 19-Dec-12

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UTair and Region Leasing complete joint project

UTair and Region Leasing complete joint project

UTair Aviation and REGION Leasing, part of the REGION Group, have finalized a financing agreement for the purchase of a Mi-171 helicopter. The delivery will take place in December 2012. UTair and REGION have a long history of successful cooperation on the bond and capital markets. “REGION has acted as an organizer of UTair bond… Read more »

Source: UTair, 06-Dec-12

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Russia delivers first Mi-171 to Indonesia

Russia delivers first Mi-171 to Indonesia

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, has made its first civil medium multirole Mi-171 helicopter delivery to Indonesia. One of the largest mining companies acquired this certificated Mi-171 built by the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. The new medium multirole Mi-171 can be deployed in various… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 28-Nov-12

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Russian Helicopters details participation at AirShow China

Russian Helicopters details participation at AirShow China

Russian Helicopters, an Oboronprom company and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, will showcase models including the Ansat, Ka-226T and new-look Mi-171A2 at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition. The Russian Helicopters display at stand A1 1B in hall 1 will show the medium multirole Mi-8/17 range, including the Mi-171(E) which is already popular in China. The company will also exhibit… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 13-Nov-12

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Peru urgent requirement for 12 Mi-171 and 6 Mi-35

Peru urgent requirement for 12 Mi-171 and 6 Mi-35

The Peruvian Armed forces have reportedly put in an “urgent” request in for twelve Mi-171Sh and six Mi-35P helicopters, according to local reports.  A figure of US$260 million is being quoted locally for the acquisition, which would included crew training and technical assistance.  The purchase would be spread between the forces as follows – Air… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Sep-12

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Order confirmed for 52 Mi-171E to China

Order confirmed for 52 Mi-171E to China

Rosoboronexport and Chinese company Poly Technologies, Inc. in August signed a contract for delivery of 52 Mi-171E transport helicopters to China in 2012-2014. The first eight Mi-171Es are scheduled for delivery in 2012, with the rest slated for 2013 and 2014. The contracts follow on from agreements signed in 2009 by Russian Helicopters and Poly… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Sep-12

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UTair Engineering renews Peruvian MRO certificates

UTair Engineering renews Peruvian MRO certificates

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) of the Republic of Peru issued a “UTair-Engineering” certificate of approval for the next four years. The inspection team of aviation authorities of the Republic of Peru has inspected repair production company to meet its requirements of aviation regulations Peru RAP-145NE. As a result of a positive opinion issued a… Read more »

Source: UTair, 29-Aug-12

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Sri Lanka orders another 14 Mi-171s

Sri Lanka orders another 14 Mi-171s

Russia’s Rosoboronexport has announced an order from Sri Lanka this month for another 14 Mi-171 helicopters, to be built at the Ulan-Ude plant.  The additional buy is part of a $300 million, 10-year loan to buy equipment for Sri Lanka’s military, which was signed during a 2012 state visit to Russia. This confirms the story… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 31-Jul-12

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US Army procure ten more Mi-17s from Russia

US Army procure ten more Mi-17s from Russia

Rosoboronexport FGUP, Moscow, Russia, was awarded a $171,380,636 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure 10 additional Mi-17 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Russia, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2016.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 20-Jul-12

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant delivers first three of 40 Mi-171s to UTair

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant delivers first three of 40 Mi-171s to UTair

UTair has received three MI-171 helicopters from Ulan-Ude Aviation, a subsidiary of the Russian helicopters aircraft manufacturing holding. The delivery is part of a contract for the manufacture of 40 Mi-171 helicopters, signed by “Russian Helicopters” and UTair Aviation in August, 2011 at the MAKS air show in the presence of then Russian Prime Minister… Read more »

Source: UTair, 19-Jul-12

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Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon

Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon

The Ghanaian Vice President John Dramani Mahama was interviewed recently about the investment of new aircraft for the country’s military forces.  During this interview, he said that the country was expecting to take delivery of four Mi-171SH helicopters by July.  This corroborates with the story we filed in November 2011 when a budget request was… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-May-12

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Two Mi-171s delivered to Argentine Air Force

Two Mi-171s delivered to Argentine Air Force

Local website Fuerzas Aeronavales is reporting the recent arrival of the first two Mi-171s for the Argentine Air Force.  Coded H-94 and H-95, the two arrived by air freight, and are painted in a high-visibility red and white scheme for their expected role in the Antarctic. While the purchase of these two was agreed in… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Nov-11

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Ghana’s government seek budget approval for four Mi-171s

Ghana’s government seek budget approval for four Mi-171s

The government of Ghana, led by the National Democratic Congress party, has proposed the purchase of four Mil Mi-171SH heilcopters.  The request was referred to the joint Committees of Finance and Defense for consideration and report to the House by the Speaker.  The proposed cost si 64,365,584.79 euros and various financing options are available  and… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Nov-11

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Peru receives last of Mi-171Sh order

Peru receives last of Mi-171Sh order

In September 2011 the second batch of 3 Mi-171Sh military transports was delivered to the Defence Ministry of Peru under a contract signed by Rosoboronexport, JSC in 2010 for the delivery of 6 Mi-171Sh helicopters. Helicopter manufacturer – Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP), part of Russian Helicopters. The first batch of 3 Mi-171Sh helicopters was delivered… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 26-Oct-11

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14-Sep-11 EP-617 Mil Mi-171 Chorobamba, Peru (2F)

Shot down by rebels of Sendero Luminoso when flying over the region of the rivers Apurimac and Ene. Two fatalities named as Lt. Col. Ernesto Vasquez Esneider Silvaand Captain Alberto Campos Vidarte Jenner

14-Sep-11

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant at MAKS-2011

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant at MAKS-2011

JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) being a part of Russian Helicopters holding company takes part in MAKS-2011 International Aviation and Space Salon, Zhukovsky city, which was held in August 16-21. The company is presented as a part of Russian Helicopters holding company at the stand of Oboronprom in pavilion C3. It is planned to demonstrate… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude, 22-Aug-11

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Mi-171A2 – official name for new model from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

Mi-171A2 – official name for new model from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

The advanced Mi-171M helicopter to be produced by JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (JSC U-UAP), which is a part of Russian Helicopters holding, now is officially named Mi-171A2. The helicopter is being developed by JSC MMHP within the framework of the project, approved by the Russian helicopter building holding Russian Helicopters. Up to date the helicopter… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, 03-Aug-11

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02-Aug-11 H-610 Mil Mi-171 Malanje, Angola (1F)

One fatality (named as Canjole Kitumba Aguinaldo) in take-off accident

02-Aug-11

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15-Jun-11 707 Mil Mi-171 Mandapul, Afghanistan

Helicopter ended up on its port side with the tail boom broken

15-Jun-11

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant participates in Kazakhstan rescue exercise “Kazspas-2011”

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant participates in Kazakhstan rescue exercise “Kazspas-2011”

Mi-171 helicopters of Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) production that is part of helicopter holding company “Russian Helicopters”, participated in exercise “Kazspas-2011” of Kazakhstan’s rescue teams. XVI international discussion and training camp of the rescuers took place in Kazakhstan’s EMERCOM training base “Rocky city – Astana”. The goal of the exercise held is improvement of rescuers… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude, 14-Jun-11

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Russian Helicopters ready to deliver first batch of three Mi-171s to Peru

Russian Helicopters ready to deliver first batch of three Mi-171s to Peru

Russian Helicopters is set to deliver 3 Mi-171Sh helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Peru. The helicopters will be manufactured by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) under a FSUE Rosoboronexport contract. The delivery is pursuant to a contract signed in 2010. The latter provides for the delivery of 6 Mi-171Sh military transports to Peru. The… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 13-May-11

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Аtlas Taxi Aereo to create Mi-171 support centre in Brazil

Аtlas Taxi Aereo to create Mi-171 support centre in Brazil

Russian Helicopters, the helicopter industry holding and a part of UIC Oboronprom, have signed an agreement with the Brazilian commercial helicopter operator Аtlas Taxi Aereo (a subsidiary of Qualy Group Brasil) for the creation of a Mi-171A1 support centre in Brazil. Such a centre will help improve the airworthiness of Russian rotorcraft in Brazil and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Apr-11

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Ecuadorian military takes delivery of two Mi-171Es

Ecuadorian military takes delivery of two Mi-171Es

In a recent ceremony, the Russian Ambassador in Quito, Yan Burliay, handed over two Mi-171E transport helicopters to the Ecuadorian Army.  This follows a contract between the Ministry of Defense of Ecuador and Rosoboronexport, reported as the first such contract in the history of Russian-Ecuadorian relations. The value of the deal was around $22 million…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 27-Jan-11

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Iraq Army adds four Mi-171E helicopters to inventory

Iraq Army adds four Mi-171E helicopters to inventory

The Iraq Army Aviation Command accepted delivery of four new Mi-171E helicopters at its headquarters in Taji, as two were delivered Jan. 16 followed two more Jan. 23. This latest delivery brings Iraq Army Aviation Command’s total inventory of Mi-171E helicopters to 14, as part of a foreign-military-sales purchase made by the Iraqi Ministry of… Read more »

Source: US Air Force, 25-Jan-11

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Russian Helicopters add more details on offshore Mi-171 contract

Russian Helicopters add more details on offshore Mi-171 contract

[HeliHub.com ran a story on the sale of these helicopters prior to Russian Helicopters issuing this press release] The Russian multi-role Mi-171A1, manufactured by the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, a subsidiary of the Russian Helicopters holding company, won the tender of Brazil national oil company Petrobras to operate in the Amazon Basin. Brazilian operators bid in… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Dec-10

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant expects to produce 75 Mi-171s this year

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant expects to produce 75 Mi-171s this year

The Managing Director of Ulan-Ude aviation plant, Leonid White, said this week that he expects the plant to produce a total of 75 Mi-171s in 2010, an impressive 25% increase on the 2009 figure of 60. The Mi-171 can transport a maximum of 37 passengers, although frequently a mixed passenger/cargo configuration is used. Currently, countries… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Nov-10

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Mi-171 from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is one of “top 100 goods” of Russia

Mi-171 from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is one of “top 100 goods” of Russia

Following the results of Federal stage of the 13th all-Russia contest Program “100 the best goods of Russia”, Mi-171 Helicopter produced by JSC “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” (UUAP) was among awardees of nomination “the goods of production-technical purpose”. Besides, management of the contest’s Program awarded to UUAP the distinctive decorations “For achievements in quality” and “The… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, 16-Nov-10

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant delivers forty Mi-171s to UTair

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant delivers forty Mi-171s to UTair

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP), a part of Russian Helicopters industrial holding, has delivered 40 Mi-171 helicopters (in the Mi-8AMT variant) to the commercial operator UTair. After the fortieth helicopter was accepted by UTair specialists on 9 September 2010, the new Mi-171 departed the UUAP airfield, heading for its base in Tumen. “We’re finalizing our obligations… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 14-Sep-10

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Peru buys eight helicopters from Russia

Peru buys eight helicopters from Russia

Contracts were signed on 22nd July for six Mi-171Sh Hip transport and two Mi-35P Hind attack helicopters

26-Jul-10

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Russian Helicopters showcases product range at Farnborough 2010

Russian Helicopters showcases product range at Farnborough 2010

At the Farnborough International Airshow that took off today near London (Great Britain) Russian Helicopters rotorcraft-manufacturing holding presents its newest projects within the UIC Oboronprom display. Farnborough Airshow is considered one of the world’s largest and traditionally attracts key international aviation industry manufacturers showcasing their up-to-date achievements. Andrei Shibitov, COO Russian Helicopters, states, “Farnborough trade… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Jul-10

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Ulan-Ude delivers two Mi-171s to UTair ahead of schedule

Ulan-Ude delivers two Mi-171s to UTair ahead of schedule

Ulan-Ude aviation plant (UUAP) incorporated into Russian helicopter industry holding company “Russian Helicopters” delivers helicopters ahead of schedule under the contract with “UTair” air carrier. In the beginning of July UUAP dispatched ahead of time two Mi-171 helicopters (in Mi-8AMT version) to air carrier “UTair”, which should have been manufactured as per the terms of… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude, 05-Jul-10

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27-Jun-10 RA-….. Mil Mi-8 Khabarovsk, Russia

27-Jun-10

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant awarded “Best Exporter to the CIS Countries”

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant awarded “Best Exporter to the CIS Countries”

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, part of the Russian Helicopter Industry holding, three consecutive years was recognized by the Russian Federation Ministry for Industry and Trade Russia’s Best Exporter. This time UUAP won the contest as Russia’s Best Exporter to CIS in the aircraft industry. Over the past three years, plant won an exporters contest in all… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, 23-Jun-10

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Russian Helicopters define the technical profile of the updated Mi-171M

Russian Helicopters define the technical profile of the updated Mi-171M

The project for the development and initiation of serial production of the Mi-171M was launched in 2009. It is planned that all test and design, flight testing and certification activities will be over by the end of 2012 and serial production will start at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, a part of Russian Helicopters industry holding, in… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 08-Jun-10

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Azerbaijan’s SW Helicopter Services LLC purchases four Mi-171s

Azerbaijan’s SW Helicopter Services LLC purchases four Mi-171s

Azerbaijani operator SW Helicopter Services have purchased one VIP and three transport Mi-171 helicopters, produced by JSC Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

17-Feb-10

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19-Dec-09 RA-22468 Mi-171 Vorkuta, Russia

19-Dec-09

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Czech Republic deploying helicopters to Afghanistan

Czech Republic deploying helicopters to Afghanistan

The government of the Czech Republic has announced it is deploying helicopters to Afghanistan for the first time.

Source: Rotorhub, 18-Dec-09

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Saudi Arabia set to buy thirty Mi-171s

Russia is concluding talks with Saudi Arabia on selling 30 Mi-171B helicopters, a source close to the negotiations said on Tuesday.  “We are in a final stage of talks on the purchase of 30 helicopters and hope to sign the deal in September,” the source told RIA Novosti.

Source: Novosti, 27-Aug-09

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Russian Helicopters JSC to deliver 20 Mi-171 helicopters to Airfreight Aviation

“Russian Helicopters” JSC helicopter manufacturing holding will deliver 20 Mi-171 helicopters to Airfreight Aviation Ltd. (Sharjah, UAE). A corresponding contract has been signed at MAKS 2009 between “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” JSC, the manufacturer of helicopters, and Airfreight Aviation Ltd. Mi-171 helicopters are in transport version will be delivered to the customer in 2010.

Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, 21-Aug-09

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