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Modernized Mi-26T2V takes its first flight

Modernized Mi-26T2V takes its first flight

The modernized Mi-26T2V helicopter made for the Russian Aerospace Forces took its first flight at the flight-test center of Rostvertol company of Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation). A prototype made by Rostvertol company will be sent to the Moscow Region under its own power soon, where it will participate in the International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2018”, being presented at the static exposition. “The Mi-26 helicopter is a unique… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Aug-18

Russian Helicopters produces first Mi-28UB for Russian Military

Russian Helicopters produces first Mi-28UB for Russian Military

The first Mi-28UB helicopters were produced at Rostvertol company of the Russian Helicopters Holding (the part of State Corporation “Rostec”). Machines is undergoing user acceptance testing at the company. It is planned to deliver 8 Night Hunters with dual control before the end of this year. The Mi-28UB, designed for the Russian Aerospace Forces, passed state… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Aug-17

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Indian Ambassador in Russia visits Rostvertol

Indian Ambassador in Russia visits Rostvertol

A delegation headed by the Indian Ambassador to the Russian Federation Pankaj Saran visited Rostvertol, a part of Russian Helicopters Group. The factory’s production facilities and the line of helicopters manufactured by the company were presented in the course of the visit. Pankaj Saran, accompanied by Rostvertol’s directors, visited the factory’s main shop, where he… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 11-Aug-16

Russian Helicopters launches series production of the new heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter

Russian Helicopters launches series production of the new heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has launched series production on the heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter at Rostvertol. The Mi-26T2 is a modernized version of the Mi-26T, equipped with the latest avionics, making it possible to cut the number of crew required and also to operate the helicopter during night-time. “We announce the start of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 29-May-15

Mi-26T completes 9-day 900-mile load-lifting mission

Mi-26T completes 9-day 900-mile load-lifting mission

The world’s heaviest-lifting commercial helicopter, the Mi-26T, produced by Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has successfully completed a mission to transport the 14-tonne fuselage of a Mi-26 military transport helicopter from Yoshkar-Ola to Rostov-on-Don (903 miles according to Google Maps. Ed). The Mi-26(T) helicopter is the only model able to fly while carrying… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 14-May-15

Mi-26T helicopter offers vital support to UN humanitarian efforts in South Sudan

Mi-26T helicopter offers vital support to UN humanitarian efforts in South Sudan

Mi-26T helicopters, produced by Rostvertol, and developed at the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, a Russian Helicopters companies (part of State Corporation Rostec), are involved in UN and World Food Programme missions in the Republic of South Sudan. The medical charity Doctors Without Borders estimates that South Sudan is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 19-Mar-15

Rostvertol wins award for humanitarian assistance to the citizens of Ukraine

Rostvertol wins award for humanitarian assistance to the citizens of Ukraine

[electronic translation] By the end of 2014 the staff of the plant “Rostvertol” (part of the holding “Russian Helicopters” Rostec, SC) was awarded an honorary award governor of Rostov region for the provision of humanitarian assistance to the citizens of Ukraine affected by the civil war in the Donbass. Total prize in the Rostov region have… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 18-Feb-15

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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Serial produced Mi-10 marks 50th anniversary of maiden flight

Serial produced Mi-10 marks 50th anniversary of maiden flight

In September 2014, Rostvertol, a Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec), celebrates the 50th anniversary of the serial produced Mi-10’s maiden flight. The Mi-10 is a specialised military-transport helicopter, known as the ‘Flying Crane’. Development work on it started in 1958, taking the Mi-6 transport helicopter as its base… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Sep-14

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Rostvertol celebrates 75th anniversary

Rostvertol celebrates 75th anniversary

Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec) congratulates the staff of Rostvertol on the 75th anniversary of its founding. “75 years is a significant milestone and an important celebration for the company. The success and achievements of which we are rightfully proud today are a credit to the company’s staff,” Russian… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 02-Jul-14

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Russian Helicopters streamlines Rostvertol management structure

Russian Helicopters streamlines Rostvertol management structure

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, announces that Pyotr Motrenko has been appointed Managing Director of its Rostvertol subsidiary by Rostvertol’s Board of Directors at a meeting held in Rostov-on-Don on 7 June. Outgoing General Director Boris Slusar has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rostvertol, with… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 11-Jun-14

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Rostvertol wins award for third year running

Rostvertol wins award for third year running

Company “Rostvertol”, part of the holding “Russian Helicopters”, has become the best company in the city of Rostov-on-Don in the machinery industry by the end of 2013. Award Ceremony of the annual “Best Enterprise of Economic sector” was held in late February at the Rostov Research Institute radio. Certificate of Merit winner Mayor of Rostov-on-Don Mikhail… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Mar-14

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Rostvertol CEO awarded “Honorary Citizen of the Rostov region” title

Rostvertol CEO awarded “Honorary Citizen of the Rostov region” title

[electronic translation]  Boris Slyusarev, General Director of JSC “Rostvertol” the Holding “Helicopters of Russia”, was awarded the title of “Honorary Citizen of Rostov region.” Sign and an honorary citizen Boris Slyusarev handed Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev. The solemn ceremony of awarding was held at the Rostov State Musical Theatre in early November. Boris Slusar thanked the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 11-Nov-13

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Mi-26T wins Russian Product award

Mi-26T wins Russian Product award

Rostvertol Plc, which is a part of Russian Helicopters – a Helicopter Engineering Holding of Russia – has become a prize-winner of Top 100 of Russian Products. The factory has won nominated as Products of Industrial and Technical Purpose for the presented export version of the Mi-26T (C). Before, this helicopter became a laureate of… Read more »

Source: Rostvertol, 02-Jan-13

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Rostvertol to demo Mi-26T2 to the Algerian Armed Forces

Rostvertol to demo Mi-26T2 to the Algerian Armed Forces

Russia’s helicopter manufacturing company Rostvertol will demonstrate its upgraded heavy transport helicopter Mi-26T2 to the Algerian Armed Force on July 5-16 (see full story)

Source: Indrus, 26-Jun-12

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Azerbaijan to receive 64 new military helicopters this year

Azerbaijan to receive 64 new military helicopters this year

From contracts signed in 2010, Azerbaijan will this year receive a total of 64 helicopters, consisting of 40 Mi-17V1 and 24 Mi-35M models, being built by the Kazan and Rostvertol plants.  This all adds up to the largest aviation contract signed between the two countries. Nikolai Vanesev – HeliHub.com Moscow correspondent

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-May-12

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Mi-2 production to restart – in China

Mi-2 production to restart – in China

While the Mi-2 was a Russian design, only the prototypes first flew in that country.  All the other 5,500 aircraft were produced by PZL at their plant in Swidnik, Poland, starting in 1966.  Production has now ceased there, although some overhauls are still done – including a current batch for the Polish Air Force. It… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Feb-12

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Rostvertol completes Mi-28N Night Hunter operators conference

Rostvertol completes Mi-28N Night Hunter operators conference

From 23 to 25 of November at military unit of Budenovsk and at Rostvertol plc took place the conference on operation, quality and reliability of Mi-28N Night Hunter. Representatives of high-technology enterprises, involved in development and manufacturing of Mi-28N Night Hunter, and also representatives of military units, operating the aircraft participated in the conference.

Source: Rostvertol, 02-Dec-11

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Rostvertol delivers two more Mi-26s

Rostvertol delivers two more Mi-26s

On the 25th of October two new Mi-26 helicopters departed from Rostvertol Plc airfield to serve in the Russian Armed Forces. Photos accompanying the release show them with blue codes 05 and 08.

Source: Rostvertol, 28-Oct-11

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Obama and Putin recognise Mi-26 pilot

Obama and Putin recognise Mi-26 pilot

On August 19 the Mi-26T Captain of Tver Vertical-T Air Company, Mr. Valeriy Likhachev, was awarded the Order of Friendship. Recently courage and professional skills of this pilot have been appreciated even in the US White House: Barack Obama expressed his thanks through the Embassy in Washington. Mr. Valeriy Likhachev was honoured with a high… Read more »

Source: Rostvertol, 31-Aug-11

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Algeria seeks Mi-28NE attack helicopter deal

Algeria seeks Mi-28NE attack helicopter deal

Russia’s Rosvertol, which produces attack helicopters for the Russian Helicopters holding company, is in talks with Algeria over the export of its Mi-28NE, the Rostov-on-Don-based manufacturer said on 6 June.

Source: Flightglobal, 07-Jun-11

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Shareholding consolidation among Russian factories

Shareholding consolidation among Russian factories

Russian Helicopters, JSC, that makes part of UIC Oboronprom, consolidated control stock of all Russia’s rotorcraft-building enterprises, thus finalizing main formation stages of united Russian holding that deals in helicopter design, manufacture and servicing. Within the scope of the final stage Russian Helicopter acquired 1,202,973,854 ordinary registered shares of Rostvertol, PLS bringing its ownership of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 05-Jan-11

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Rostvertol to participate in construction of 2014 Winter Olympic facilities in Sochi

Rostvertol to participate in construction of 2014 Winter Olympic facilities in Sochi

Rosvertol signed a long-term agreement with GC Olimpstroj to participate in the construction of Olympic facilities in Sochi, General Director Boris Slusar told journalists.

05-Sep-10

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Rostvertol to supply a third Mi-26TC to China

Rostvertol to supply a third Mi-26TC to China

In March 2010 Rostvertol plc and Lectern Aviation Supplies Co. Ltd (China) signed a contract on delivery of a new Mi-26Tc helicopter to China. This is already the third Mi-26TC sold to the People’s Republic of China. The same as the first two helicopters the third Mi-26TC is being purchased mainly for extinguishing fires and… Read more »

Source: Rostvertol, 13-Apr-10

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Russian helicopter production up 8.3% in 2009

Russian helicopter production up 8.3% in 2009

The Russian helicopter industry continued to increase its output in 2009: Russian Helicopters enterprises produced 183 helicopters for local and international customers, increasing the total by 14 compared to 2008. The 8.3% growth was made possible through a joint effort by all Russian rotorcraft industry specialists. The deliveries breakdown stayed similar to that of 2008:… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 01-Mar-10

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Rostvertol prepares to celebrate 70 years on 1st July

Source: Rostvertol, 30-Jun-09

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Rostvertol to deliver China’s second Mi-26T

Source: Flightglobal, 22-Jun-09

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Rostverstol expect to fly glass-cockpit Mi-26T2 upgrade 2010

Source: Aviaport, 29-Apr-09

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Russia to deliver twelve Mi-35M attack helicopters to Brazil this year

Source: RIA Novosti, 11-Apr-09

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Russian helicopter plants produced total of 169 civil and military helicopters in 2008

Source: Airport.ru, 06-Mar-09

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Rostvertol holds Mi-26 Operator Conference

Source: Boeing, 06-May-08

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