Chinese helicopter pilots take training in Ulan-Ude Aviation plant

Chinese helicopter pilots take training in Ulan-Ude Aviation plant 2 Sep, 10, Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation plant

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, JSC, (UUAP), being a part of a “Russian Helicopters” helicopter industry holding company commenced training of the Customer’s flight and maintenance staff in the plant’s Aviation Training Center. The training is conducted under contract for delivery of Mi-171E helicopters to China.

The training program provides theoretical and practical courses in UUAP Aviation Training Center and the flight simulator training in Omsk Flight Technical College of civil aviation. When the training is over the Customer’s specialists will receive the certificates and licenses permitting operation and maintenance of Mi-171E helicopters.

The contract for delivery of Mi-171E civil helicopters in transport configuration to China was signed in December, 2009. The helicopters will be used for transportation including missions in highland areas. The contract deliveries are planned to be started in October, 2010.

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