18-Aug-2021 Source: Russian Helicopters
The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) supplied the Mi-8AMT multi-functional helicopter to the Kolyma Aviation State Unitary Enterprise under the agreement signed in February 2021.
“The use of the Mi-8AMT is planned in the entire spectrum of helicopter operations, which the Magadan Region currently needs. The helicopter has an increased flight range and increased payload. Such a machine can solve a number of tasks – transporting people, cargo, extinguishing fires, evacuating victims and providing medical care in hard-to-reach areas of the Kolyma, incl. on the orders of air ambulance “, – said the managing director of JSC” Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant ” Alexei Kozlov .
The car was purchased on lease under the air transport renovation program and in order to increase the transport accessibility of the region.
The Mi-8AMT helicopter is equipped with TV3-117VM ser. 02, SAFIR 5K / G MI auxiliary power unit, enhanced transmission and advanced avionics. The helicopter’s transport capabilities provide for the carriage of up to 22 passengers on folding seats, as well as the carriage of goods weighing up to 4 tons inside the cargo compartment or on an external sling. In addition, this helicopter has been modified for the installation of an onboard boom with an SLG-300 winch and medical models.
The equipment of the helicopter allows you to fly in simple and difficult weather conditions. Helicopters of this model have already been tested in the harsh climatic conditions of Siberia, the Tomsk region and Magadan.