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Russian Helicopters has made its first Mi-171E

Russian Helicopters has made its first Mi-171E

Under the terms of the contract, the reconfigurable version of the Mi-171E was manufactured to allow for its use both as a transport aircraft and in the VIP cabin configuration. As a transport aircraft, the Mi-171E is capable of carrying up to 27 passengers in the jump seats and up to four tons of cargo… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 26-Apr-17

Russian Helicopters Signs Pakistani Contract

Russian Helicopters Signs Pakistani Contract

Russian Helicopters has signed a contract with the government of the Pakistani province of Punjab for the delivery of a new civilian Mi-171E multipurpose helicopter. The helicopter is produced by Ulan-Ude Aircraft Works, reports Defence Aerospace. The new helicopter has to be delivered in the second quarter of the year. It will be used for… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Apr-17

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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

Russian Helicopters and the IDRO of Iran sign memorandum of understanding

Russian Helicopters and the IDRO of Iran sign memorandum of understanding

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, and the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) of Iran have announced new cooperation in potential JV to assemble Russian light civilian helicopters in Iran. A memorandum of understanding was signed by Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky and the chairman of the Board of Directors of IDRO Mansour… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 10-Apr-17

Russian Helicopters delivers Mi-17V-5 to Kenyan Police

Russian Helicopters delivers Mi-17V-5 to Kenyan Police

A ceremonial transfer of the helicopter has been performed in the capital of Kenya, Nairobi, in the presence of the Minister of the Interior of Kenya. In accordance with the contract, “Russian Helicopters” has also performed training of the Customer’s specialists in addition to the delivery of the helicopter.  The helicopter will serve the needs… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 04-Apr-17

Russian Helicopters show product range at LAAD 2017 in Brazil

Russian Helicopters show product range at LAAD 2017 in Brazil

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will organize a Russian display at the LAAD 2017 Latin American Defence and Security Exhibition. The exhibition supported by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense will be held at the RIOCENTRO exhibition center (Rio de Janeiro) on April 4-7, 2017. Russia’s official delegation to the exhibition will be… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 04-Apr-17

Belarusian army to get second batch of Russian Helicopters in April

Belarusian army to get second batch of Russian Helicopters in April

The holding company Russian Helicopters will finish delivering the second batch of Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters ahead of schedule. The final lot was initially supposed to be delivered in May 2017, however, the Kazan helicopter factory is ready to send the helicopters on their way in April. Andrei Boginsky, Director General of the Russian holding company, was… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 24-Mar-17

Russian Helicopters introduce after-sales service concept for Russian rotorcraft in India

Russian Helicopters introduce after-sales service concept for Russian rotorcraft in India

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, and its CEO Andrey Boginsky took part in the Indo-Russian military industrial conference in New Delhi, March 17-18.  At the conference, Mr. Boginsky described key directions and prospects for development of the after-sales service system specifically for Indian operators of Russian helicopters. India is one of the major… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 21-Mar-17

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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

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Russian Helicopters to Repair 30 Indian Mi-17-1B Helicopters

Russian Helicopters to Repair 30 Indian Mi-17-1B Helicopters

India has sent 30 of their Mi-17-1B multi-purpose helicopters to Russian Helicopters in Novosibirsk to be repaired. They plan to have all 30 repaired and ready to go by the middle of 2018. The helicopters will be sent over in six groups of five. A group of Indian aviation experts have gone to Novosibirsk in… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Mar-17

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Russian Helicopters expanding after-sales services in the Near East and Africa

Russian Helicopters expanding after-sales services in the Near East and Africa

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is implementing a number of after-sales service projects in the African and Near Eastern countries. Based on 2016 numbers, 43.5% of all after-sales services and aviation inventory provided by Russian Helicopters to foreign customers fell onto these regions, based on fulfilled contracts.   Russian Helicopters is implementing advanced projects… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Feb-17

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Russian Helicopters to participate in IDEX 2017

Russian Helicopters to participate in IDEX 2017

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in IDEX-2017 international exhibition, which will take place February 19-23 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Russian Helicopters will not only showcase most promising models, but will also conduct negotiations with current operators and potential buyers of helicopters from North African, Near and Middle Eastern… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 21-Feb-17

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India and Russian Joint Venture Documents in Final Stages

India and Russian Joint Venture Documents in Final Stages

Rosoboronexport, Russian Helicopters and HAL have come together to form a Joint Venture in creating a light weigh multi-role Ka-226T. The agreement contract will take another two months as they still need formal registration between Russia and India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed the intergovernmental agreement in December of 2015, reports India Times.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Feb-17

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Russo-Chinese AHL Program Receives Approval

Russo-Chinese AHL Program Receives Approval

Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister has approved the Russo-Chinese agreement for the partnership in creating an Advanced Heavy Lifter (AHL) helicopter. The agreement for preliminary cooperation between Russia’s Russian Helicopters and China’s Avicopter was signed in May, two years ago. As reported by Russian Aviation Insider, Avicopter will have responsibility over the organisation, certification… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Feb-17

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Russian Helicopters developing new after-sales service format in India

Russian Helicopters developing new after-sales service format in India

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is working to improve services and create a “single-window system” – a new form of cooperation with foreign customers based on a new after-sales service strategy.  A pilot project is currently being implemented in India. The new format focuses on centralization of all processes related to after-sales services,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Feb-17

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Russian and United signed distribution agreement

Russian and United signed distribution agreement

Russian Helicopters JSC has signed distribution agreement with United Helicopters International Group Limited. The company will become official distributor of Russian-made helicopters in Greater China, Malaysia and Australia.  Launch of Russian Helicopters’ first distributor of civil helicopters appears to be a significant step taken to implement its development strategy. Distribution area authorized by the agreement… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 14-Feb-17

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Russian Helicopters to participate in Aero India 2017

Russian Helicopters to participate in Aero India 2017

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in the 11th Aero India – 2017 international exhibition, which will take place February 14-18 in Bangalore, India. This year, Russian Helicopters’ key exhibit in India will be the Ka-226T model.  Last October, Russian Helicopters, Rosoboronexport and HAL Corporation created a joint venture to localize… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 14-Feb-17

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Algerian Mi-26T2s in Transit

Algerian Mi-26T2s in Transit

The Algerian Air Force has a contract for 14 Mi-26T2s from Russian Helicopters. The second batch of deliveries have been seen in Italy in late January. They hope to conclude the deliveries by the end of 2017, reports IT Web. They also have a contract for 42 Mi-28NE attack helicopters from Russian Helicopters.

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Feb-17

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Russian Helicopters produce first Ka-52 Alligator in 2017

Russian Helicopters produce first Ka-52 Alligator in 2017

A Russian Helicopters subsidiary – Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company, which is part of State Corporation Rostec, has produced this year’s first Ka-52 Alligator – a reconnaissance and combat helicopter. The helicopter built at Progress has already successfully and fully completed all ground and flight tests required by the technical terms and conditions of the government… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 01-Feb-17

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New Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky takes up duties

New Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky takes up duties

Andrey Boginsky, former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, took up his duties as the CEO of Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec. “Today, Russian Helicopters is one of the leading companies in the global helicopter market. Our goal for the near future is to focus on developing new products… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Jan-17

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Russian Defence Ministry Receives Military Helicopter Delivery

Russian Defence Ministry Receives Military Helicopter Delivery

Russia’s Defence Ministry recently accepted a delivery of Mi-8MTV-5-1 military helicopters from Russian Helicopters. The helicopters went through strict testing before they were accepted. The build and assembly quality, as well as component manufacturing was tested during a pre-acceptance and acceptance procedure. Once they were fully assembled, they were tested once more at the workshop… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Jan-17

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Russian Helicopters delivers two Ка-32А11ВСs to Jiangsu Baoli

Russian Helicopters delivers two Ка-32А11ВСs to Jiangsu Baoli

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has completed deliveries of the first batch of multirole Ка-32A11BC helicopters, which are built at Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise.   The delivery is part of the contract to supply four multirole Ka-32A11BCs, which was signed between Russian Helicopters and Jiangsu Baoli Aviation Equipment Investment Co., Ltd in November… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 23-Jan-17

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Russian Helicopters to deliver combat helicopters to Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters to deliver combat helicopters to Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will supply the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan with four transport-combat Mi-35M helicopters in 2018.  The deliveries will be carried out through Rosoboronexport. The contract was signed as part of the Treaty between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan on military-technical cooperation. The supplies of the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 20-Jan-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

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Nigerian Air Force Receives First Mi35M Delivery

Nigerian Air Force Receives First Mi35M Delivery

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has received two of their 12 Mi-35M attack helicopters. They ordered the 12 helicopters from Russian Helicopters in September 2015 as part of their modernisation programme, reports Defence Web. The remaining 10 should arrive by late 2018.   The Mi-35M has two Klimov VK-2500 turbo-shaft engines as well as advanced… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Jan-17

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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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Changes at the top of Russian Helicopters

Changes at the top of Russian Helicopters

[electronic translation] Alexander Mikheyev, previously head of Russian Helicopters, has become CEO of “Rosoboronexport” . His place at the head of “Russian Helicopters” will be taken by the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia Andrei Boginsky. Personnel changes will take effect from January 2017. Anatoly Isaikin resigns “Rosoboronexport” director general. For nine years… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 05-Jan-17

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Russian Navy Receives First Ka27M

Russian Navy Receives First Ka27M

The Russian Navy recently received their first modernised Ka-27M multipurpose helicopter from Russian Helicopters. The upgrades enable real-time transmission to ground and seaborne command stations as well as to other helicopters, reports Air Defence Blog. It will be used for anti-submarine defence, air reconnaissance and the search and detection of surface ships and submarines.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Jan-17

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Russia Receives Modified Arctic Mi8AMTs

Russia Receives Modified Arctic Mi8AMTs

The Russian Defence Ministry has recently received their order of Mi-8AMTSh Terminator and Mi-8AMTSh VA military transport helicopters. The helicopters were modified by Russian Helicopters in agreement of the 2016 Defence Procurement Plan. The modifications equip the helicopters with turboshaft engines, upgraded avionics and a TA-14 auxiliary power plant, enabling them for use in the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 02-Jan-17

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Leasing company signs for 27 helicopters

Leasing company signs for 27 helicopters

Russian Helicopters has recently signed a contract for 27 new helicopters from GTLK State Transport Leasing Company. The contract includes 10 Mi-8MTV-1 variants, 13 Mi-8AMTs and 4 Ansats. The Mi-8/17 helicopters have proven to be the best selling, being able to fly in temperatures from -50C to +50C, reports Russian Aviation Insider.  

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Dec-16

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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

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Russian Helicopters transfer first batch of Mi-8MTV-5s to Belarusian Ministry of Defense

Russian Helicopters transfer first batch of Mi-8MTV-5s to Belarusian Ministry of Defense

The official ceremony of transferring six helicopters produced by a Russian Helicopters’ subsidiary – Kazan Helicopters – took place at the Machulischi airport near Minsk today.  The ceremony was attended by the Belarusian Minister of Defense, the Air Force and Air Defense commander and top management of Russian Helicopters. The military transport Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters were… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Nov-16

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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

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Russian Helicopters to showcase Мi-171А2 at IDEAS

Russian Helicopters to showcase Мi-171А2 at IDEAS

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, and Rosoboronexport will feature a medium multirole civilian Mi-171A2 helicopter at IDEAS-2016 exhibition, which is taking place November 22-25 in Karachi (Pakistan). Visitors will be able to view a VIP version of the Mi-171A2 on display at IDEAS-2016 while exhibitors are anticipating a tight business schedule.  Russian Helicopters… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 24-Nov-16

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Russian Helicopters expanding cooperation with Iranian IHSRC

Russian Helicopters expanding cooperation with Iranian IHSRC

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed an agreement on control of certified repairs with Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) at the 8th International Airshow on Kish Island, Iran. The document is another step for the Russian and Iranian sides on expansion of after-sales service of helicopters produced in Russia, which operate… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 22-Nov-16

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Russian Helicopters to showcase at at an airshow in Iran

Russian Helicopters to showcase at at an airshow in Iran

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will feature a range of medium-sized and light multirole helicopters at the 8th International Airshow, November 16-19 on Kish Island, Iran. Visitors can view a Mi-171A2, an Ansat and a Ka-226T in the passenger mode at the Russian Helicopters’ booth. Russian Helicopters will show a wide range of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Nov-16

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Jiangsu Baoli Aviation orders Ansat, Mi-171 and Ka32

Jiangsu Baoli Aviation orders Ansat, Mi-171 and Ka32

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, 12-Nov-16

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Lakeshore to market Russisan Helicopters in China

Lakeshore to market Russisan Helicopters in China

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a marketing agreement with Hong Kong based Lakeshore International Aviation Co., Ltd at the China International Aviation Exhibition Center in Zhuhai, China.  The contract was signed by Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev and Lakeshore International Aviation’s Board of Directors member Pavel Entin. According to the agreement, Lakeshore… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 12-Nov-16

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Russian starts work on ASW replacement for Ka27

Russian starts work on ASW replacement for Ka27

Russia has started work on a new experimental prototype, named the Lamprey Helicopter, which will be an advanced shipborne anti-submarine aircraft. Sputnik reports that CEO of Russian Helicopters, Igor Chechikov, has stated that the Lamprey will replace their Ka-27s. They hope to have the prototype ready soon after 2020, with mass production starting around 2026…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Nov-16

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Russian Helicopters to deliver first Ansat with hydromechanical controls

Russian Helicopters to deliver first Ansat with hydromechanical controls

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a contract with Wuhan Rand Aviation Technology Service Co. Ltd. for the supply of 2 Ansat rotorcraft produced by Kazan Helicopters.  The deal was reached during China Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition-2016 in Zhuhai. China became Russian Helicopters’ first foreign customer to receive Ansats with hydromechanical control system. … Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Nov-16

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Russian Helicopters signs contract to deliver 18 helicopters to China

Russian Helicopters signs contract to deliver 18 helicopters to China

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a contract with Wuhan Rand Aviation Technology Service Co. Ltd. for the supply of 18 new helicopters including Mi-171s, Ka-32s and Ansat.  The document was signed by Deputy CEO for Marketing and Business Development Alexander Shcherbinin and Wuhan Rand Aviation Technology Service Co. Ltd. CEO Liang Jian…. Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Nov-16

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Russian Helicopters to premier medevac Ansat at Airshow China

Russian Helicopters to premier medevac Ansat at Airshow China

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase its latest developments during one of Asia’s largest aviation exhibition, which is taking place November 1-6 at the China International Aviation Exhibition Center in Zhuhai, China. During China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition-2016 Russian Helicopters specialists will demonstrate a range of its civil helicopters models and… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Nov-16

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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

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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

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Russia and India sign Ka226 production agreement

Russia and India sign Ka226 production agreement

The signing of the agreement on creation of the joint venture is part of the Russian-Indian summit, which is taking place in the Indian state of Goa today.  For Russia, the agreement was signed by Russian Helicopters CEO Alexander Mikheev and the head of Rosoboronexport Anatoly Isaikin. Both Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport are part of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 18-Oct-16

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Upgraded Mi-28N attack helicopter makes maiden flight

Upgraded Mi-28N attack helicopter makes maiden flight

Russia’s Deputy Minister of Defense Yuri Borisov visited Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant today, a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec where a prototype of a modernized Mi-28 combat helicopter is starting its flight tests. While at the plant, Yuri Borisov took a close look at the new combat helicopter and its design… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 17-Oct-16

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Russian Helicopters promotes Mi-26 fire safety

Russian Helicopters promotes Mi-26 fire safety

Mi-26TS was bought by the Chinese company, Lectern Aviation Supplies, for the needs of Shandong, where there an active program aimed at the forest area preservation and increase is being implemented. After being delivered to China, the helicopter proceeded to complete operations involving fire fighting and the transportation of equipment and large-scale cargoes; it was… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 17-Oct-16

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Mi-8/17 maintenance Centre for Azerbaijan

Mi-8/17 maintenance Centre for Azerbaijan

Russian Helicopters and SilkWay Helicopter Services (SWHS) signed a letter of intent on September 27 during the International Defence Exhibition ADEX 2016. SWHS, being the largest operating airline in the small aviation field in Azerbaijan, has partnered with Russian Helicopters to create a centre for the maintenance and renovation of helicopters for the Azerbaijan area…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Oct-16

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Russian Helicopters to Sell Shares

Russian Helicopters to Sell Shares

Moscow plans to sell up to 25% of shares of the Russian Helicopters holding by the end of the year to either an abroad investor or a Russian strategic investor. A pool of Middle Eastern buyers has been mentioned by Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, reports Sputnik. Russian Helicopters is made of five factories,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-Oct-16

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Russian Helicopters extend the contract of the CEO

Russian Helicopters extend the contract of the CEO

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has announced its CEO Alexander Mikheev’s contract extension until 2021. The decision was made on September 27, 2016 at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of Russian Helicopters. “During the three years under Alexander Mikheev’s guidance, Russian Helicopters has shown constant growth of all key financial indicators.  In 2015,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 05-Oct-16

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Nigeria to receive 12 Mi-35Ms

Nigeria to receive 12 Mi-35Ms

Nigeria will receive 12 Mi-35M helicopters from Russia by 2018 as part of their plan to modernize their defence forces. As reported by Sputnik, the contract for the delivery of the Mi-35Ms was signed in 2015. Anatoly Punchuk has reported that Nigeria was a promising partner to Russia in the military cooperation field. The new… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters assists Mi-8 overhaul in Cuba

Russian Helicopters assists Mi-8 overhaul in Cuba

Russian Helicopters and Cuba’s Tecnoimport signed an agreement on the provision of documentation for the overhaul of Mi-8MT and Mi-8MT-1 helicopters.  The work will be performed by Yuri Gagarin Aircraft Repair Plant in Cuba. “Our contract with Technoimport is the first step for the Cuban side towards an authorization of the repair facility. We believe… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters to supply Mi-8 and Mi-17 spares to Peruvian Air Force

Russian Helicopters to supply Mi-8 and Mi-17 spares to Peruvian Air Force

Russian Helicopters won yet another tender to supply aviation inventory for the Mi-8/17 helicopters belonging to the Air Force of Peru.  The contract is expected to be signed in September 2016. Deliveries will take place early 2017. “The victory in yet another Peruvian tender by Russian Helicopters proves that more and more operators choose to… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Sep-16

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60th Anniversary of Kazan Helicopters Exports

60th Anniversary of Kazan Helicopters Exports

September 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the first export supplies of Kazan Helicopters. The first export was the delivery of a Mi-4 helicopter to Austria, to take people to local ski resorts. In the early 1990s, hopes for large state orders were low.  The management of Kazan Helicopters decided to create its own marketing… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters begin additional certification tests for Mi-38-2

Russian Helicopters begin additional certification tests for Mi-38-2

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is conducting additional certification tests of the Mi-38-2 helicopter to enhance its operational characteristics for further supplies to the Russian Aerospace Forces.  Technical features of the helicopter have already been approved by the Ministry of Defense and by the company’s specialists, and all work on further equipping the… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 12-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters to modernize Mi-26T2

Russian Helicopters to modernize Mi-26T2

-2The main upgrades include advanced handling characteristics, more precise navigation and communication capabilities of the helicopter. The Mi-26T2V will be able to fly to any region including those with complex geographical and unfavorable weather conditions, at any time, on equipped and unequipped routes, on new routes, above featureless terrain, under fire and information counteraction of… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 12-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters to unveil Mi-8MTV-5 with advanced features

Russian Helicopters to unveil Mi-8MTV-5 with advanced features

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will present the first prototype of the Mi-8MTV-5 helicopter equipped with the GSOS systems, which was built by Kazan Helicopters.  The helicopter is shown at the International Military and Technical Forum Army-2016 in Kubinka, Moscow región, September 6 – 11 2016. Gyro-stabilized opto-electronic systems (GSOS) are designed for… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 08-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters to show new version of Ansat helicopter

Russian Helicopters to show new version of Ansat helicopter

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, created a prototype of the new rotorcraft at Kazan Helicopters as part of the Police Helicopter program. The machine features extra equipment and is designed to meet the needs of the Russian law enforcement agencies. The police version of Ansat is equipped with platforms for transporting special forces… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 08-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters to demonstrate new Arctic Mi-8

Russian Helicopters to demonstrate new Arctic Mi-8

Compared with the basic version of the Mi-8AMTSh, the new Arctic Mi-8AMTSh-VA has a number of design solutions related to its use in northern latitudes. Among its main design features is a unique technology of heating the oil system and transmission units. The system allows for a quick engine launch with autonomous and non-hangar helicopter… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 07-Sep-16

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Best Russian professionals to share their experience at the Aerial Firefighting conference

Best Russian professionals to share their experience at the Aerial Firefighting conference

The 3rd Aerial Firefighting Asia Pacific international exhibition and conference will take place on 5 and 6 September in Australia, Adelaide. The “Russian Hour” is scheduled at the conference, a traditional event which gives a deeper insight on the Russian helicopter industry. The best Russian experts in aerial firefighting are to share the integral experience… Read more »

Source: HIA, 05-Sep-16

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Russian Helicopters strengthening cooperation with Iran

Russian Helicopters strengthening cooperation with Iran

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, for the first time will hold a seminar for Iranian operators and potential customers of Russian helicopters. During the event, which will be held in Tehran from 23 to 25 August, Russian experts will demonstrate current models of civilian helicopters and talk about plans for setting up a… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 01-Sep-16

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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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Peru signs Mi-35 maintenance contract

Peru signs Mi-35 maintenance contract

Russian Helicopters Holding has awarded the first firm price contracts for the supply of technical aviation equipment for Mi-35 helicopters in service with the Peruvian Air Forces. The contracts were awarded early in July of this year based on the results of tenders won by Russian Helicopters. According to contract terms, the Russian holding shall… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 16-Aug-16

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Experience in Syria leads Russian Helicopters to prioritise composite blades

Experience in Syria leads Russian Helicopters to prioritise composite blades

The experience from the Russian Airforce’s helicopter operations in Syria showed that the full metal blades of lift rotors should be replaced with new ones made of composite materials. Viktor Bondarev, the Colonel General, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Forces, shared with Izvestia that the Mi-28NM upgraded military helicopter will be the first to… Read more »

Source: Rostec, 14-Aug-16

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Russian Helicopters order backlog reaches 500 aircraft

Russian Helicopters order backlog reaches 500 aircraft

Currently, Russian Helicopters boasts a firm order portfolio of over 500 units. The company says that it will seek to strengthen its global positions via light and off-shore helicopters. According to Alexander Mikheev, the Holding’s CEO, notwithstanding the sanctions and unstable markets, Russian Helicopters is still among the top players on the worldwide helicopters market…. Read more »

Source: Rostec, 14-Aug-16

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Russian Helicopters to overhaul four Hungarian Mi-17s

Russian Helicopters to overhaul four Hungarian Mi-17s

The defence ministry in Hungary signed a contract on 7th July with Russian Helicopters for the overhaul of their four Mi-17 helicopters.  The contract calls for all four to be completed within 24 months, with each airframe being completed within 10 months of arrival. The work will be carried out at Novosibirsk, and the contract… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Jul-16

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Myanmar delegation visits Russian Helicopters

Myanmar delegation visits Russian Helicopters

A delegation from the Republic of Myanmar Defense Ministry, headed by Air Force Major General Khin Aung Myint, visited the Kazan Helicopters facility of the Russian Helicopters The delegation inspected the facility’s recently upgraded sites, including modular assembly and paint shops, as well as a stationary helicopter exhibition. The guests were presented Mi-17V-5 and Ansat… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 08-Jul-16

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Russian Helicopters supplies Mi-26TC to China

Russian Helicopters supplies Mi-26TC to China

Russian Helicopters has supplied to China a heavy transport helicopter Mi-26TS. The machine is purchased for Shandong province, where works to save and to enlarge forestry are made. The helicopter will be used for fires control, transportation of equipment and oversized cargo. “Cooperation with Chinese companies has great meaning for the holding, as China is… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Jun-16

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Ansat take-off weight approval raised from 3300 to 3600kg

Ansat take-off weight approval raised from 3300 to 3600kg

Russian Helicopters has received the approval of the main changes to increase the take-off ANSAT weight from 3300 to 3600 kg. This will increase helicopter’s commercial load on 300 kg, that will improve the helicopter’s technical characteristics. “The increase in payload of ANSAT without any doubt will affect the helicopter’s attractiveness , increasing its competitiveness… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 29-Jun-16

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Serbia receives first pair of Mi-17V-5 helicopters

Serbia receives first pair of Mi-17V-5 helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, delivered two medium military-transport helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia. The rotorcraft was manufactured at Kazan Helicopter Plant. The delivery was carried out under a contract signed by Rosoboronexport. The agreement was signed in September 2015 and was fulfilled on time. In addition… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 29-Jun-16

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Russian Helicopters and Avicopter to develop heavy lift rotorcraft

Russian Helicopters and Avicopter to develop heavy lift rotorcraft

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will cooperate with the Chinese state company Avicopter to develop the AHL (Advanced Heavy Lift) heavy helicopter. A corresponding intergovernmental agreement was signed by the Russian and Chinese parties in Beijing in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “China is our oldest strategic military and technical partner,… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 27-Jun-16

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Russian Helicopters completes tail of Yak-152 fixed wing trainer prototype

Russian Helicopters completes tail of Yak-152 fixed wing trainer prototype

Russian Helicopters has made the first experimental tail set for the new Russian Yak-152 light trainer aircraft. The project is implemented jointly with Irkut Corp, which is building four prototypes of promising aircraft at the Irkutsk aviation plant. The structure of the tail of Yak-152 includes more than 250 items, which are produced at the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Jun-16

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Russian Helicopters wins repair contract for four Myanmar Mi-24P

Parent company Rostec has reported that Russian Helicopters won a contract for the repair of four Mi-24P helicopters for the Myanmar Air Force.  Work on the first one is being completed by  419 Aircraft Repair Plant in St. Petersburg. The remaining three will be worked on in-country under a new partnership agreement between the manufacturer… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Jun-16

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Russian Helicopters ready to supply to CSTO countries

Russian Helicopters ready to supply to CSTO countries

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase its current model range of military helicopters at the International exhibition of weaponry and munitions KADEX-2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Along with Rosoboronexport, Russian Helicopters will feature the multirole Mi-35M and the Mi-28NE attack helicopters. As part of the business program, Russian Helicopters will hold a briefing… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 06-Jun-16

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Russian Helicopters features Mi-8MTV1 Simulator at KADEX-2016

Russian Helicopters features Mi-8MTV1 Simulator at KADEX-2016

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase a mobile training simulator of the Mi-8MTV1 helicopter, which was developed by the VR-Technologies Design Bureau and premiered at the MAKS 2015 international airshow.  The cutting-edge technology allows pilots to simulate flights in an environment close to reality. The Mi-8MTV1 mobile special training simulator that will… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 06-Jun-16

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