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Indian navy rejects Ka226 due to lack of blade folding capability

Indian navy rejects Ka226 due to lack of blade folding capability

7-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Indian Navy is currently looking to procure 110 light utility helicopters (LUH). They have already rejected the Russian Kamov Ka-226T helicopter because the blades cannot fold and will not be able to fit inside a ship’s hangar. The Ka-226T also cannot carry torpedoes, which is a “mandatory requirement,” reports Defence News. The Navy is... Read more

India-Russian Kamov 226T Joint Venture Delayed

India-Russian Kamov 226T Joint Venture Delayed

5-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

A $1 billion joint venture between India and Russia was signed in 2015 and last year they had finalised the broad agreement, but are now halted waiting for the final presidential clearance. The JV between Hindustan Aeronautics and two Russian defence majors was created so that production of 200 Kamov 226T multi-role helicopters could be... Read more

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

Indian Army Retires Chetak and Cheetah Fleet

11-Jan-2017Source: HeliHub.com

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

Iran negotiates for up to 60 Ansat and Kamov Ka226T

Iran negotiates for up to 60 Ansat and Kamov Ka226T

16-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Iran’s Health Ministry is in negotiations with Russian Helicopters for a supply of 60 light helicopters Ansat and Kamov Ka-226T. Currently Iran holds 50 Russian helicopters, including Mi-17, Mi-171, Mi-171E, Mi-8MTV, Mi-17V5s. The Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company are also discussing the possibility of creating a helicopter maintenance and repair centre. As reported by... Read more

Russian Helicopters debuts at Defexpo India 2016

Russian Helicopters debuts at Defexpo India 2016

30-Mar-2016Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will take part in Defexpo India 2016, which is held 28 – 31 March, in Quitol, Goa, India.   During one of the most significant exhibitions in South Asia, the holding company will showcase its newest Mi-38 and Ka-226T helicopters.  “We intend to strengthen our positions in the South... Read more

Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

Russian Helicopters and HAL working on new Ka226 external design

16-Feb-2016Source: Rostec

The agreement on the joint work in helicopter engineering between the two countries’ governments was signed during the official visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Moscow last December. Around 200 Ka-226T helicopters and derivative models are to be built under the agreement. Sixty machines are to be manufactured in Russia and the remainder... Read more

Russian Helicopters starts build-up to Ka226 production in India

Russian Helicopters starts build-up to Ka226 production in India

8-Feb-2016Source: Rostec

Russia and India have launched a major project to establish production in India for at least 200 light multipurpose Russian Ka-226T helicopters. The agreement between the two states to cooperate in the field of helicopter construction was signed during an official visit to Moscow by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December of last year.... Read more

Russian Helicopters announces certification of the Ka-226T

Russian Helicopters announces certification of the Ka-226T

22-May-2015Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) announces that it has received Additional Type Certification from the Interstate Aviation Committee’s Aviation Register (IAC AR) for the light multirole Ka-226T helicopter. Receiving additional certification opens up opportunities for the delivery and operation of the basic model of this helicopter. ‘Certification of the Ka-226T is the result... Read more

Indian military picks Kamov Ka226T to replace Chetaks and Cheetahs

Indian military picks Kamov Ka226T to replace Chetaks and Cheetahs

19-May-2015Source: Russia & India Report

The Indian defence acquisition committee (DAC) on Wednesday cleared the purchase of almost 200 Russian Ka-226T ‘Kamov’ helicopters produced by JSC. The Russian helicopter was found more suitable than its nearest competitor from Airbus Helicopters, RIA Novosti reported. See Full Story... Read more

Sun Group may partner Russia to make Kamov helicopters

Sun Group may partner Russia to make Kamov helicopters

18-May-2015Source: The Economic Times

Hidden in the details of the government’s Wednesday big-bang ‘Make in India’ push in the defence production was the fine print about the Russian deal, by nomination not tender, to manufacture 200 Kamov Ka 226 light helicopters, so desperately needed to replace the ageing Cheetah fleet which services one of the world’s highest military deployments... Read more

Russia to produce 400 Ka226 a year in India

Russia to produce 400 Ka226 a year in India

15-Dec-2014Source: Mid Day

Russia today agreed in principle to assemble around 400 advanced twin engine Kamov helicopters a year in India, in a major move to give a new push to their strategic partnership. See Full Story... Read more

Russian Helicopters is working on import substitution

Russian Helicopters is working on import substitution

10-Jun-2014Source: Rostec

During the 7th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia-2014, the CEO of the holding company Russian Helicopters discussed the plans and economic performance of the holding company, as well as future models and international cooperation. “This year, our primary goal is implementing new projects, the foundations for which were laid in the last few years,” said... Read more

Russian Helicopters to act as title sponsor, showcase current model range at HeliRussia 2014

Russian Helicopters to act as title sponsor, showcase current model range at HeliRussia 2014

22-May-2014Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will be the title sponsor of the seventh HeliRussia exhibition, which takes place on 22-24 May in Pavilion 1 of Crocus-Expo exhibition centre in Moscow. The first day of the show has been declared Russian Helicopters Day. At HeliRussia 2014, Russian Helicopter will showcase... Read more

Russian Helicopters role in XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

Russian Helicopters role in XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

7-Feb-2014Source: Russian Helicopters

Helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will play an active role in providing security at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, which run from 7-23 February, and at the 2014 XI Paralympic Winter Games from 7-16 March. Helicopters will be used by the Russian Interior Ministry,... Read more

Russian Helicopters showcases new Ansat and Ka-226T at EMS event

Russian Helicopters showcases new Ansat and Ka-226T at EMS event

5-Dec-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, demonstrated the medical versions of the light Ansat and Ka-226T helicopters to officials at Zashchita, the Russian National Centre for Disaster Medicine, as part of a conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the Centre. Zashchita Director Sergei Goncharov noted the potential of the new helicopters for use in emergency... Read more

New standard of service set for Russian-built helicopters in Kazakhstan

New standard of service set for Russian-built helicopters in Kazakhstan

24-Oct-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, and Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405 (ARP 405), which maintains and services Russian-built helicopters in Central Asia, today signed a cooperation memorandum on servicing Russian-built Kamov helicopters at the Russian and Kazakh Helicopter Project regional forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The memorandum aims to raise the standard... Read more

MAKS 2013 – Turbomeca and Russian Helicopters sign MoU for Ka226T and Ka62 engine support

MAKS 2013 – Turbomeca and Russian Helicopters sign MoU for Ka226T and Ka62 engine support

28-Aug-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

Turbomeca (Safran) and Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the opening of a new Maintenance Centre. In the frame of this agreement, Russian Helicopters will provide maintenance Level 1 and 2 activities on Turbomeca engines operated by the... Read more

Ka-226T completes test EMS missions for Winter Olympics in Sochi

Ka-226T completes test EMS missions for Winter Olympics in Sochi

20-May-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

A light multipurpose helicopter with coaxial rotors, the Ka-226T, developed by the Russian Helicopters company (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, which is part of the Rostec State Corporation), took part in test search and rescue missions as part of preparations for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, 2014. The test flights of Ka-226T which was equipped... Read more

Russian Helicopters showcases Ka32 and Ka-226T at ABACE

Russian Helicopters showcases Ka32 and Ka-226T at ABACE

19-Apr-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, is showcasing the multirole Ka-32A11BC and light Ka-226T helicopters at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2013) being held in Shanghai. The Russian Helicopters display can be found at stand H302. The Asian... Read more

Russian Helicopters to open Ka226 plant in India

Russian Helicopters to open Ka226 plant in India

1-Jan-2013Source: Russian Helicopters

During the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India, Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Russian Technologies State Corporation, and Elcom Systems Private Limited, part of the Indian investment conglomerate SUN Group, signed in New Delhi an agreement to set up in India a modern industrial facility for manufacturing of Russian helicopter... Read more

Russian Helicopters details participation at AirShow China

Russian Helicopters details participation at AirShow China

13-Nov-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

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

Russian Helicopters master light segment

Russian Helicopters master light segment

30-Sep-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

Over the past few months holding “Helicopters of Russia” made some important steps to develop the segment of light helicopters, where domestic helicopter traditionally lost to foreign competition. In addition, defined the contours of a future high-speed machine, developed by the holding company. In early September, the holding was the first civilian order for light helicopters Ka-226T . This... Read more

Producer of Ka-32A11BC and Ka-226T celebrates 50th anniversary

Producer of Ka-32A11BC and Ka-226T celebrates 50th anniversary

23-Sep-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise (KumAPP), part of Russian Helicopters and a producer of the Kamov Design Bureau’s distinctive coaxial-rotor civilian and military helicopters, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. KumAPP is one of the biggest industrial enterprises in Russia, and the main manufacturing centre for the advanced civilian and military helicopters developed by the Kamov Design... Read more

NefteGazAeroCosmos signs for 18 new Ka-226TG

NefteGazAeroCosmos signs for 18 new Ka-226TG

7-Sep-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, announces that it has signed a contract with the NefteGazAeroCosmos research and production centre to deliver 18 light Ka-226TG helicopters. The helicopters are scheduled for delivery in 2013-2014, with the buyer receiving the first six machines in 2013... Read more

Russian Helicopters presents latest helicopter manufacturing innovations

Russian Helicopters presents latest helicopter manufacturing innovations

28-Jun-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of the Russian state defence industry holding Oboronprom, a subsidiary of Russian Technologies Corporation, and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, including a number of the most renowned, innovative and widely used models, is presenting its latest innovations in mechanical engineering and modern helicopter technologies at the second international Engineering... Read more

Russian Helicopters signs support agreement with Turbomeca

Russian Helicopters signs support agreement with Turbomeca

27-Jun-2012Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, one of the world’s leading helicopter manufacturers and part of Russian state defence holding Oboronprom, and Turbomeca (Safran Group) announce that they have signed a general agreement on support cooperation of Turbomeca helicopter engines in Russia. Such an agreement plans for Helicopter Service Company, part of Russian Helicopters group, to provide engine support... Read more

Russian Air Force details Ka226 acquisition program

Russian Air Force details Ka226 acquisition program

18-Jan-2012Source: HeliHub.com

Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesman Vladimir Drik said on Monday that the Air Force are acquiring four Ka226s this month, and have longer term plans for up to 30 this decade.  They will be initially delivered to the force’s helicopter training center at Torzhok. He also confirmed that 17 new aircraft were deilvered to Torzhok in... Read more

New Ka226T variant being developed for 2014 Winter Olympics

New Ka226T variant being developed for 2014 Winter Olympics

29-Nov-2011Source: Russian Helicopters

New medevac, rescue, and firefighting rotorcraft of Russian make, built by enterprises of the Russian Helicopters holding company, a subsidiary of United Industrial Corporation Oboronprom, may take part in ensuring and enforcing security at the Winter Olympics in Russian seaside resort Sochi in 2014. Such a conclusion was made after the Russian EMERCOM completed research... Read more

EASA approves Arrius 2G1 engine for Ka226T

EASA approves Arrius 2G1 engine for Ka226T

17-Nov-2011Source: Russian Helicopters

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the Arrius 2G1 turboshaft engine made by French company Turbomeca (Safran Group), installed on the Russian light Ka-226T helicopter. Engine certification achieved end-October 2011 allows mass operation of the engine and remains an important milestone in the multi-role Ka-226T helicopter programme. The contract between the Russian rotorcraft... Read more

MAKS – New models Mi-34C1, Ka-226T, Mi-38, and Mi-26T2 showcased

MAKS – New models Mi-34C1, Ka-226T, Mi-38, and Mi-26T2 showcased

21-Aug-2011Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, the industry holding and a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, has showcased its diverse lineup including the new light Mi-34C1, Ka-226T, Mi-38, and Mi-26T2 at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS 2011. Those and other civil rotorcraft of Russian make, including the attack Mi-28NE Night Hunter and the Ka-52 Alligator will be shown... Read more

Russian Helicopters detail Heli-Expo 2011 presence

Russian Helicopters detail Heli-Expo 2011 presence

5-Mar-2011Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a part of UIC Oboronprom, showcased its lineup at HELI-EXPO 2011 (stand 628) in Orlando, FL. The models on are potentially the most suitable and attractive for the North American market – the medium multi-role Mi-8/17, the coaxial Ka-32A11BC, the highly maneuverable light Mi-34C1, and the multi-role special ops (including operations in thin... Read more

Rosoboronexport details Russian presence at Aero India

Rosoboronexport details Russian presence at Aero India

9-Feb-2011Source: Rosoboronexport

At Aero India 2011 Rosoboronexport offers its foreign customers a wide range of helicopter systems. In recent years exports of Russian rotary-wing aircraft have been steadily growing. Amongst the most popular export items one finds a family of the Mi-17 military helicopters, being delivered these days also to the Indian Air Force. Proven and effective... Read more

Ansat and Ka226 expect Russian certification before year-end

Ansat and Ka226 expect Russian certification before year-end

13-Nov-2010Source: RIA Novosti

Russia will certify two light utility helicopters by the end of 2010, Deputy Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Friday.... Read more

Testing of Ka226T insured for over $5½M

Testing of Ka226T insured for over $5½M

1-Oct-2010Source: AVE

nsurance company “Innogarant has provided insurance protection Ka-226T Kamov during trials in India. The total sum insured under the contract amounted to more than 169.8 million rubles – $5.55 Million at today’s rates... Read more

Ka226T serial production to start in 2012

Ka226T serial production to start in 2012

16-Aug-2010Source: AVE

The Ka-226T has a maximum takeoff weight of 4 tons with a payload of 1.45 tons Maximum altitude – 7,5 thousand meters Maximum speed helicopter is 230 km / h.... Read more

Russian Helicopters showcases product range at Farnborough 2010

Russian Helicopters showcases product range at Farnborough 2010

19-Jul-2010Source: Russian Helicopters

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

Ka226 in high-altitude tests ahead of Indian Army bid

Ka226 in high-altitude tests ahead of Indian Army bid

17-Feb-2010Source: Press Trust of India

Russia has brought three of its Kamov-226 light multi-purpose helicopters to join trials in high altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir for the Indian armed forces’ requirement for 197 such choppers. “We have brought the Ka-226 helicopters for the high altitude trials that are going on at present. We are competing in the bids against... Read more

Arrius-equipped Ka226T among the best in class for safety and emissions

Arrius-equipped Ka226T among the best in class for safety and emissions

8-Dec-2009Source: http://www.rus-helicopters.ru/en/news/news_company/index.php?ELEMENT_ID=1758

Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise (KumAPE) has completed tests of a Ka-226T fitted with Turbomeca engines. The model uses French Arrius 2G turboshafts and a Russian VR-226N gearbox.... Read more

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