The Iranian Defence Ministry and Army Aviation has recently developed three new combat helicopter missiles. All three are still in testing phase. Named Heydar, Dehlaviyeh and Qamar-e Bani Hashem, each have a range of over 8km even though they are different types of missiles. Heydar is used for ground-based targets and is an air to… Read more »
The Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) together with Iran Helicopters Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) will test the light utility helicopter Ka-226T for its usability at extremely high temperatures. The tests will be conducted on the Iranian company site within the framework of a memorandum signed by the parties in May 2017 at the… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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, 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 »
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 »
Two contracts have been reached to “in compliance with the memorandum signed in October 2015 with the PANHA factory on its retrofitting,” Alexander Shcherbinin told RIA Novosti at the Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates.See full story.
Helicopter came down with significant vertical force, causing the skids to splay out, the cabin to touch the ground and the boom to detach at the root. That said, the main and tail rotor blades were not damaged. 4 of 6 POB injured
Struck wires in poor visibility and crashed after rescuing five from a minibus road crash. A further five crew on board were killed. Extensive photo cover in news agency photo albums here , here and here
PKL Services, Inc.*, Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $16,079,221 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-09-C-0023) to exercise an option for organizational level maintenance on the following Marine Corps aircraft platforms: Â AH-1W, UH-1N, CH-53D/E, and CH-46E. Â Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (48 percent); Jacksonville, Fla. (25 percent); Iraq/Afghanistan (22 percent);… Read more »
Michael Edward Todd, 31, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court last month to conspiring to illegally export the parts. He is scheduled for sentencing in August.Â Â Hamid â€œHankâ€ Seifi, pleaded guilty to that charge and to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Seifi was sentenced to 56 months in prison, followed by three years… Read more »
A military helicopter belonging to Iran’s Air Force has crashed near the central city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a senior Iranian official says.Â Deputy Governor of Isfahan Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili said that the crash was caused by technical problems in the helicopter.
Spains’s National Police have aborted the sale of a number of helicopters and fighter parts to Iran and Venezuela. A total of eight arrests have been made in relation to this deal, five Spanish businessmen and three Iranian nationals who had traveled to Spain to formalise the deal. Export of this type of equipment to… Read more »
The indictment alleges that Willy De Greef, 70, and Frederic Roland Nicolas Depelchin, 39, sent the parts to unidentified customers through their companies, Meca Airways Ltd. and Meca Overseas Airways Ltd, which were also named as defendants.
Iran appears determined to not only maintain its enormous fleet of hundreds of Bell helicopters in the wake of the ongoing U.S. arms embargo against it, but also to make indigenous and unauthorized copies of them.