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Russian Helicopters delivers Mi-8AMT/Mi-171E components for production in Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters delivers Mi-8AMT/Mi-171E components for production in Kazakhstan

19-Jan-2022Source: Rostec

The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding company has handed over the final helicopter kits to Rostec State Corporation as part of the first stage of localizing the production of the Mi-8AMT/Mi-171E civilian helicopter in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The delivery was made under a trilateral agreement between NC Kazakhstan Engineering JSC, Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405... Read more

Rostec to create VR simulator for technician training

Rostec to create VR simulator for technician training

19-Jan-2022Source: Rostec

The United Aircraft Corporation of Rostec State Corporation will create a VR simulator designed for the training of technical personnel. This equipment will boost maintenance efficiency of Su-57 and Su-35 aircraft systems. The system tests are scheduled to be completed in 2022. The VR simulator incorporates a virtual reality helmet, handheld controllers, and a computer... Read more

U-UAZ will train Indian pilots on the Mi-171A2

U-UAZ will train Indian pilots on the Mi-171A2

7-Jan-2022Source: Russian Helicopters

[electronic translation] The second crew of the Indian company Sky One Airways LTD began retraining under an additional professional advanced training program for a new type of Mi-171A2 helicopter at the aviation training center of the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding of the State Corporation Rostec. The program for Indian pilots includes... Read more

Upgraded Climber makes its first circular flight

Upgraded Climber makes its first circular flight

3-Jan-2022Source: Russian Helicopters

As part of a flight testing program, the upgraded light helicopter Ka-226T has made its first circular flight at the flight-testing facility of the Mil & Kamov National Helicopter Center (part of Russian Helicopters). The vehicle was taken off the ground by the Mil & Kamov National Helicopter Center crew, consisting of Alexander Cherednichenko, a... Read more

First two Mi-8MTV-1 handed over to Avialesokhrana

First two Mi-8MTV-1 handed over to Avialesokhrana

22-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation delivered the first Mi-8MTV-1 helicopters for Avialesokhrana. The machines were manufactured at the Kazan Helicopter Plant, where a solemn ceremony of their transfer to the customer took place. The event was attended by Nikolay Krivosheev, head of Avialesokhrana, Vladislav Savelyev, deputy general director of the Russian... Read more

Kazan increases overhaul limits on various key Ansat components

Kazan increases overhaul limits on various key Ansat components

21-Dec-2021Source: Rostec

The Kazan Helicopter Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has completed the next stage of certification work to increase the resources of the main units of the Ansat helicopter. The achieved indicators increase the commercial attractiveness and competitiveness of the helicopter in the domestic and world markets. Certification work included... Read more

Russian Helicopters adds Mi-38 simulator

Russian Helicopters adds Mi-38 simulator

17-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation will train pilots to control the Mi-38 helicopter on a special simulator capable of simulating any weather conditions, vibration and sounds of a working machine. The simulator installed at the Kazan plant will be able to train the crews of Russian and foreign customers for a new... Read more

Mi-171A3 offshore successfully completes its first flight

Mi-171A3 offshore successfully completes its first flight

17-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The multipurpose helicopter Mi-171A3, designed by the Russian Helicopters Holding Company of Rostec State Corporation, has started its flight tests. The first flight in a hover mode lasted for 15 minutes and went routinely, all systems functioning properly. The aircraft is designed for offshore operations and servicing offshore drilling rigs. During the flight, the crew,... Read more

New MD appointed at Russian Helicopters division Progress AAK

New MD appointed at Russian Helicopters division Progress AAK

16-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Denis Paltsev, who previously worked as Managing Director of the Stupino Machine-Building Production Enterprise, has been appointed to the position of Managing Director of AAK Progress (part of the Russian Helicopters holding of State Corporation Rostec). In this position, he replaced Yuri Denisenko, who had been in charge of the aircraft plant since 2004. “Today the... Read more

External load sling system for Ansat approved

External load sling system for Ansat approved

13-Dec-2021Source: Rostec

The Kazan Helicopter Plant of JSC Helicopters has received the approval from Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) to equip the Ansat helicopter with an external load system. The certification of the new feature allows the transportation of oversize load and the use of Ansat in firefighting. Now the Ansat helicopter is able to airlift up... Read more

Russia approves Ansat aux tank – range increased by 140km

Russia approves Ansat aux tank – range increased by 140km

8-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Rostec State Corporation’s JSC Russian Helicopters has increased the flight range of the Ansat and Ansat-M helicopters by 140 kilometers due to the installation of an additional tank. With the new device, the standard version of the machine will be able to fly up to 645 kilometers, while the flight range of the upgraded version... Read more

New Managing Director of Kazan Helicopter Plant appointed

New Managing Director of Kazan Helicopter Plant appointed

8-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

By the decision of the board of directors of the Kazan Helicopter Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding of the State Corporation Rostec, Vladimir Ginsburg, who previously headed the Kazan Electrotechnical Plant, was appointed the managing director of the enterprise. In this post, he replaced Alexei Belykh, who headed Kazan Helicopters Plant since December 2020. The... Read more

Obituary – Russian Helicopters test pilot Gurgen Karapetyan

Obituary – Russian Helicopters test pilot Gurgen Karapetyan

8-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of Rostec State Corporation expresses deep condolences to the family and friends in connection with the death of the Hero of the Soviet Union, Honored Test Pilot of the Soviet Union, Adviser to the General Director of the Russian Helicopters holding on flight safety Gurgen Rubenovich Karapetyan. “The whole life of... Read more

Russian Helicopters donated the first batch of Ansats for air ambulance

Russian Helicopters donated the first batch of Ansats for air ambulance

2-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation handed over to PSB Avialeasing four Ansat helicopters in the interests of the National Air Ambulance Service. This is the first batch under the current contract for 37 cars of this model. The Ansats produced at the Kazan Helicopter Plant are equipped according to the principle... Read more

Export versions of Mi-28NM and Ka-52M to be equipped with Izdeliye 305E missile

Export versions of Mi-28NM and Ka-52M to be equipped with Izdeliye 305E missile

1-Dec-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Export-oriented modifications of the newest Russian attack helicopters, Ka-52M and Mi-28NM, will be equipped with the Izdeliye 305E multipurpose guided missile. This was announced by Sergey Mikhailov, Deputy CEO of the High-Precision Weapons Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation), at the international defense exhibition EDEX-2021. “The missile may be included in the armament of export-oriented... Read more

Russian Helicopters has delivered two Mi-171 to China

Russian Helicopters has delivered two Mi-171 to China

29-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant part of the “Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (Rostec State Corporation) has delivered the first batch of two Mi-171 helicopters equipped with high-altitude engines VK-2500-03 to China within a contract with civil airline “QINGDAO”. “One of the main recent trends is the increasing use of helicopters in the world. Aircraft planned to... Read more

Russian Helicopters to take part in EDEX-2021

Russian Helicopters to take part in EDEX-2021

29-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present a wide range of military and civil helicopters to potential customers at the international defence exhibition EDEX-2021, which will be held from November 29 to December 2, 2021, in Cairo. At the holding’s exposition, guests and participants of the exhibition will have a chance... Read more

Rostec to Supply Two Mi-171A2 Helicopters to Bangladesh Police

Rostec to Supply Two Mi-171A2 Helicopters to Bangladesh Police

22-Nov-2021Source: Rostec

A contract has been concluded between Russian Helicopters Holding (a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation) and Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Bangladesh for the supply of two state-of-the-art Mi171A2 multipurpose heavy helicopters. The delivery is intended to be made in the first quarter of 2023. “The executed contract is a consistent step... Read more

Mi-28NE made its first demonstration flight abroad

Mi-28NE made its first demonstration flight abroad

19-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Mi-28NE attack helicopter manufactured by “Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (Rostec State Corporation) made its first demonstration flight as a part of the flight program at Dubai Airshow 2021 international exhibition. Guests and participants had the opportunity to enjoy complex aerobatics of the combat helicopter with the unique maneuverability. Famous Russian Mi-28 attack helicopter in its... Read more

Rostec and AJ Holding set up a helicopter sales JV

Rostec and AJ Holding set up a helicopter sales JV

18-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding of Rostec State Corporation and the UAE company AJ Holding LLC set up a joint venture Alpha Aviation LLC in the Ajman Free Zone to promote and sell Russian civilian helicopters abroad. The key market for Alpha Aviation will be the Middle East, where it is expected to sell more than 20... Read more

Rostec starts flight testing upgraded Ka-32A11M

Rostec starts flight testing upgraded Ka-32A11M

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The upgraded Ka-32A11M firefighting helicopter produced by the JSC Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) took off for the first time and began flight tests. The machine fitted with new engines, radio-electronic equipment and fire-extinguishing system is to undergo preliminary and certification tests in 2022-2023, after which it will be available for Russian and... Read more

Attack helicopter Mi-28NE makes first demo flights outside Russia

Attack helicopter Mi-28NE makes first demo flights outside Russia

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

As part of the flight program of the international exhibition Dubai Airshow -2021, the Mi-28NE attack helicopter manufactured by the Russian Helicopters holding (Rostec State Corporation) made its first demonstration flight. Guests and participants could see the complex aerobatics of a combat helicopter with unique maneuverability. The famous Russian attack helicopter Mi-28 in export modification debuted at Dubai Airshow-2021. This... Read more

Russian Helicopters and PSB create leasing JV

Russian Helicopters and PSB create leasing JV

16-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) and PSB during the Dubai Airshow 2021 international air show signed an agreement to create a joint venture for operating leasing of Russian helicopters. The joint venture between Russian Helicopters and PSB will provide helicopter rental services in the Russian and foreign markets. This format of cooperation will... Read more

Upgraded Ka-226T helicopter made its first flight

Upgraded Ka-226T helicopter made its first flight

10-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The deeply modernized Ka-226T light helicopter, which is being developed by the Russian Helicopters holding of the State Corporation Rostec, has started flight tests and made its maiden flight at the Mil and Kamov flight test complex of the National Helicopter Engineering Center. This is the first Russian rotorcraft, the design documentation of which was fully... Read more

Russian Helicopters opens new logistics center in Ulan-Ude

Russian Helicopters opens new logistics center in Ulan-Ude

9-Nov-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation has put into operation in Ulan-Ude one of the largest logistics centers in the Far Eastern Federal District with an area of ​​over 33 thousand square meters. m. On the territory of the complex, warehouses of various departments of the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, laboratories of incoming... Read more

Russian Helicopters completes overhaul of six Peruvian Mi-17s

Russian Helicopters completes overhaul of six Peruvian Mi-17s

3-Nov-2021Source: Rostec

“Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has overhauled six Mi-17-1V military transport helicopters at Lima Peruvian Air Force base SEMAN in two years. Maintenance work was carried out by the Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP), part of “Russian Helicopters” Holding, under the direct supervision of NHC Mil and Kamov – the “Mi”... Read more

Russian Helicopters to present Ansat and Mi-171A2 at SITDEF-2021

Russian Helicopters to present Ansat and Mi-171A2 at SITDEF-2021

26-Oct-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) to take part in the eighth International Exhibition of Defense, Security and Disaster Prevention Technologies SITDEF-2021 to be held in Lima from October 28 to 31 on the grounds of the Peruvian Army’s main headquarters. This year holding presents a civil range of Russian helicopters – scale models... Read more

Evolution of the Mi-8

Evolution of the Mi-8

13-Oct-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

At the National Center for Helicopter Engineering named after M.L. Mil and N.I. Kamov completed development work to improve the Mi-8MTV-5-1 helicopter. According to the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec state corporation), the updated machine meets all the modern requirements of the army aviation of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation. The next stage is mass production... Read more

Klimov to complete R&D on the VK-2500PS-02 helicopter engine by end of 2022

Klimov to complete R&D on the VK-2500PS-02 helicopter engine by end of 2022

13-Oct-2021Source: Rostec

The UEC-Klimov enterprise (part of the United Engine Corporation Rostec) will complete development work on the VK-2500PS-02 helicopter engine at the end of next year. The power plant is designed for operation on multifunctional helicopters of the Ka-32 type. At the moment, the developer has received a document from the Federal Air Transport Agency confirming that... Read more

Russian Helicopters and Maritime University to partner on UAV research

Russian Helicopters and Maritime University to partner on UAV research

7-Sep-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

AAC Progress of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and the Maritime State University signed an agreement on the joint creation of the Aviation and Marine Unmanned Systems Research and Production Cluster, which will consolidate competencies in the field of unmanned aircraft and unmanned maritime systems. The signing ceremony took place... Read more

Russian Helicopters to present Ka62, VRT500 and VRT300 at EEF event

Russian Helicopters to present Ka62, VRT500 and VRT300 at EEF event

7-Sep-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the State Corporation Rostec presented a line of the latest civilian equipment at the Eastern Economic Forum. Guests and participants of the forum will be able to familiarize themselves with the Ka-62 medium multipurpose helicopter, the VRT 500 light helicopter and the VRT 300 unmanned aerial vehicle . As part of the business program of the forum, specialists and... Read more

Russian Helicopters will supply four Arctic Mi-8AMTSh-VA to the Emergencies Ministry

Russian Helicopters will supply four Arctic Mi-8AMTSh-VA to the Emergencies Ministry

7-Sep-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relief, within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, signed an agreement for the supply of four Arctic Mi helicopters -8AMTSH-VA. The document was signed by the... Read more

Russian Defence Minister views new Mi-8MTV-5M

Russian Defence Minister views new Mi-8MTV-5M

31-Aug-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Kazan Helicopter Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) was visited by a delegation from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation headed by Sergei Shoigu within the framework of a visit to the Republic of Tatarstan. The Russian Defense Minister was shown a modernized version of the... Read more

Russian Helicopters finances Ka52M production with 40 billion rubles from PSB

Russian Helicopters finances Ka52M production with 40 billion rubles from PSB

26-Aug-2021Source: Rus

The Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and Promsvyazbank (PSB) during the Army-2021 International Military-Technical Forum signed a loan agreement on the allocation of Progress AAK about 40 billion rubles to financially support the implementation of the contract under the state defense order concluded between the enterprise and the Ministry of Defense... Read more

Russian Helicopters presents future cockpit concept at Army-2021 forum

Russian Helicopters presents future cockpit concept at Army-2021 forum

25-Aug-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation, within the framework of the Army-2021 International Military-Technical Forum, presented a layout of the cockpit of promising Russian helicopters, made taking into account modern requirements for ergonomics and functionality. This model will allow to work out several technologies at once, including the use of a sensor “glass... Read more

Russian Helicopters makes first sale of new Ka-52M model

Russian Helicopters makes first sale of new Ka-52M model

25-Aug-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation and the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation during the Army-2021 international military-technical forum signed a contract for the supply of the first serial upgraded Ka-52M combat helicopters. The first vehicles will go to the troops in 2022. Deliveries of the upgraded helicopters will begin after... Read more

Russian Helicopters outlines their offering at Army 2021 show

Russian Helicopters outlines their offering at Army 2021 show

24-Aug-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding of the Rostec State Corporation will present a wide range of military helicopters within the framework of the Army-2021 international military-technical forum. The static exposition near pavilion A will house the Mi-28NE attack helicopter, as well as the Mi-35M and Mi-35P combat transport helicopters. These vehicles are equipped with a wide... Read more

Kazan Helicopters receives approval for Ansat simulator

Kazan Helicopters receives approval for Ansat simulator

18-Aug-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Kazan Helicopter Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) received permission from the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) to operate the Ansat helicopter simulator for Russian civil aviation pilots. The simulator is approved by the Federal Air Transport Agency to conduct training for the type of aircraft, periodic training... Read more

U-UAZ delivers Mi-8AMT to Kolyma Aviation

U-UAZ delivers Mi-8AMT to Kolyma Aviation

18-Aug-2021Source: 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. This is the second helicopter supplied by the enterprise to the Kolyma Aviation State Unitary Enterprise, the first helicopter was... Read more

Republic of Bashkortostan to acquire Ka32 via Gazprombank Leasing

Republic of Bashkortostan to acquire Ka32 via Gazprombank Leasing

27-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) and Gazprombank Leasing Group, within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, signed an agreement providing for mutual cooperation of the parties and the possibility of supplying a Ka-32A11BC firefighting and search and rescue helicopter for the needs of the region. If the region is interested in the... Read more

Helix Airlines signs for both Mi-8MTV and Ansat helicopters

Helix Airlines signs for both Mi-8MTV and Ansat helicopters

27-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and Helix Airlines have signed a contract for the supply of four helicopters within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon. The agreement provides for the supply of Mi-8MTV and Ansat helicopters starting in 2022. The document was signed by the Deputy... Read more

Russian Helicopters signed a contract for the delivery of the Ka-62

Russian Helicopters signed a contract for the delivery of the Ka-62

27-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) and Gazprombank Leasing Group have signed an agreement within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, providing for mutual cooperation of the parties in organizing the delivery of three Ka-62 helicopters. The leasing company has agreed on the possibility of acquiring the Ka-62 multipurpose vehicle... Read more

Russian Helicopters to develop helicopter transportation in the Far East

Russian Helicopters to develop helicopter transportation in the Far East

27-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding (Rostec State Corporation), the state development corporation VEB.RF, NPO Conversion and the Ministry of the Russian Federation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic signed a four-way agreement on the development of helicopter transportation within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon in the Far Eastern Federal District.... Read more

Russian Helicopters and VTB to cooperate  in the field of civil helicopter construction

Russian Helicopters and VTB to cooperate in the field of civil helicopter construction

26-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding (Rostec State Corporation) and VTB Bank, within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, have entered into a cooperation agreement providing for financing projects for the development of civilian helicopter manufacturing. The document was signed by Andrey Boginsky, Director General of the Russian Helicopters holding, and Valery Lukyanenko,... Read more

Russian Helicopters will supply 50 new aircraft for UTair

Russian Helicopters will supply 50 new aircraft for UTair

26-Jul-2021Source: UTair

Helicopter Services JSC and Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) signed an agreement on the supply of 50 Mi-171 (Mi-8AMT) helicopters within the framework of the International Aviation and Space Salon – 2021. The document was signed by the Airline CEO UTair Andrey Martirosov and General Director of Russian Helicopters Andrey Boginsky. The agreement... Read more

Russian Helicopters presented a new modification of the Ka-226T at MAKS-2021

Russian Helicopters presented a new modification of the Ka-226T at MAKS-2021

26-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation), within the framework of the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, for the first time presented a sample of the latest modification of the Ka-226T light helicopter manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. A prototype of the helicopter was presented at the airshow, which will... Read more

Russian Helicopters and Novikombank sign financing agreement

Russian Helicopters and Novikombank sign financing agreement

26-Jul-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) and Novikombank signed an agreement on the organization of financing projects for the serial production of civilian helicopters. The agreement was signed by Elena Georgieva, Chairman of the Management Board of Novikombank, and Andrey Boginsky, General Director of Russian Helicopters. “The support of Novikombank is of great... Read more

MAKS-2021 to host premieres of three helicopter models

MAKS-2021 to host premieres of three helicopter models

21-Jul-2021Source: Rostec

The Russian Helicopters holding company of Rostec State Corporation will hold several premieres of civil helicopter industry during the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2021. The public will get to see demonstrations of Mi-171A3, Ka-32A11M and Ansat-M helicopters. Mi-171A3 is the first Russian helicopter designed for offshore operations and maintenance of offshore drilling platforms. It... Read more

Russian Helicopters parent launches engineer training program

Russian Helicopters parent launches engineer training program

9-Jul-2021Source: Rostec

Rostec has announced the start of the all-Russian training program for engineers of a new generation for the aircraft industry “Wings of Rostec”. The project covers nine key specialized universities in Moscow, Ufa, Samara, Rybinsk, Kazan, Ulan-Ude, Perm, Irkutsk and Novosibirsk. Students participating in the program will receive motivational payments from the State Corporation in... Read more

Vietnam certifies Mi-171A2

Vietnam certifies Mi-171A2

29-Jun-2021Source: Rostec

The Civil Aviation Service of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (CAAV) has validated the type certificate of the Mi-171A2 multipurpose helicopter produced at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding. This event opens the Vietnamese market for the latest modification of the Mi-8/17 helicopter family. Earlier, on March 13, 2020, the Federal Air Transport... Read more

Mi-8 Made Its First Flight 60 Years Ago

Mi-8 Made Its First Flight 60 Years Ago

25-Jun-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

60 years ago, on June 24, 1961, Mi-8 took off for the first time, ultimately becoming the most widely used twin-engine helicopter in aviation history. It is called the “helicopter with hundred professions” that can be seen all over the world: over 13,000 have been delivered to more than 80 countries. The development of Mi-8... Read more

39th Anniversary of First Flight of Ka-50

39th Anniversary of First Flight of Ka-50

22-Jun-2021Source: Rostec

39 years ago, on 17 June 1982, test pilot Nikolai Bezdetnov of the Kamov Design Bureau (currently National Helicopter Center Mil&Kamov, part of the Russian Helicopters holding company under Rostec State Corporation) made the first flight on a prototype of the Ka-50 multipurpose attack helicopter, also known as the “Black Shark.” According to Bezdetnov, the... Read more

Rostec Starts Testing Components of the Next-Generation PD-35 Engine in 2021

Rostec Starts Testing Components of the Next-Generation PD-35 Engine in 2021

17-Jun-2021Source: Rostec

United Engine Corporation of Rostec will begin testing the gas generator components of the PD-35 ultra-high-thrust turbojet engine in autumn 2021. The new components are characterized by their increased size, and unique equipment for processing large-sized parts is used in their production. “The development project for the PD-35 engine, used on wide-body airliners, is approaching... Read more

Rostec Tests Ansat Fuel Tank by Dropping It from 15 Meters

Rostec Tests Ansat Fuel Tank by Dropping It from 15 Meters

16-Jun-2021Source: Rostec

The Russian Helicopters holding company of the Rostec State Corporation has successfully tested the additional fuel tank of the Ansat helicopter for resistance during an emergency landing. Certification tests were carried out at the Kazan Helicopters plant by dropping a tank filled with a contrast liquid from a height of 15.2 meters. This kind of... Read more

Ka-62 Gets Improved Equipment Management System

Ka-62 Gets Improved Equipment Management System

15-Jun-2021Source: Rostec

Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) of Rostec State Corporation will showcase an improved equipment management system for Ka-62 multipurpose helicopters in the international air show MAKS-2021. The updated system will reduce crew workload and overall weight of the helicopter’s systems, also making them easier to maintain.  The General Helicopter Equipment Management System (SUOVO) was developed by... Read more

UEC VK-650V engines to be repaired in mobile service units

UEC VK-650V engines to be repaired in mobile service units

3-Jun-2021Source: United Engine Corporatio

As part of the report at the International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia-2021, UEC-Klimov JSC (part of the United Engine Corporation Rostec) presented the concept of servicing the new VK-650V helicopter engine using mobile units. The VK-650V engine has a take-off power of 650 hp and is designed to operate as part of the Russian Ka-226T... Read more

218 Aviation Repair Plant contracts with UTair for engine maintenance

218 Aviation Repair Plant contracts with UTair for engine maintenance

2-Jun-2021Source: United Engine Corporation

JSC 218 ARP (part of the United Engine Corporation of Rostec) will provide services for servicing helicopter engines in the interests of JSC UTair-Engineering. The corresponding contract between the enterprises was signed at the International Exhibition of the Helicopter Industry HeliRussia-2021. According to the document, 218 ARZ by the end of 2021 must carry out... Read more

Rostec to Grow Parts for the Ka-62 Engine

Rostec to Grow Parts for the Ka-62 Engine

24-May-2021Source: Rostec

The Additive Technologies Center of Rostec State Corporation has put into operation a laser printer with the largest available build volume in Russia. The new equipment will make it possible to use additive technology to “grow” large-sized parts for the next-generation VK-1600V engine used in Ka-62 helicopter. New engine components will be created using Russian materials and the... Read more

Rostec to Increase Share in the Global Helicopter Engine Market to 20% by 2035

Rostec to Increase Share in the Global Helicopter Engine Market to 20% by 2035

24-May-2021Source: Rostec

Russian share in the world market for helicopter engines ranges between 10 to 12 percent. This was reported to TASS by the Deputy General Director – General Designer of the United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of the Rostec State Corporation), Yuri Shmotin. “Today UEC is represented on the global helicopter engine market by two types of motors: TV3-117/VK-2500 and TV7-117V.... Read more

Mi and Ka Military Helicopters to Receive a Unified Engine Design

Mi and Ka Military Helicopters to Receive a Unified Engine Design

21-May-2021Source: United Engine Corporation

The United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of the Rostec State Corporation) has launched mass production of the VK-2500P engine designed for the modern Mi-28NM attack helicopter. The engine can also be installed in all other types of Mi and Ka military helicopters. “We produced several dozen VK-2500P engines already while developing the Mi-28NM helicopter. Full-scale... Read more

UEC is Developing an Engine for Russian UAVs

UEC is Developing an Engine for Russian UAVs

21-May-2021Source: The United Engine Corporation

The United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of the Rostec State Corporation) is developing engines for Russian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This was reported to TASS by the Deputy General Director – General Designer of the United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of the Rostec State Corporation), Yuri Shmotin. “Research work during the creation of a demonstrator for our... Read more

Rostec to present updated Ka-32A11M at MAKS airshow

Rostec to present updated Ka-32A11M at MAKS airshow

13-May-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present a modernized Ka-32A11M fire-fighting helicopter at the MAKS-2021 International Aviation and Space Salon, held in Zhukovsky near Moscow in July. Ka-32 modernization program includes a glass cockpit with an avionics system, more powerful VK-2500PS-02 engines and a new fire extinguishing system. “Ka-32 is recognized all over... Read more

Ansat gross weight increased for external load ops

Ansat gross weight increased for external load ops

23-Apr-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters holding company of Rostec State Corporation equips Ansat helicopter with an external sling to lift oversized cargo weighing up to 1,000 kg or carry a helicopter bucket for firefighting operations. This is already the fifth option available for configuring the helicopter for specific tasks. During tests at the Kazan Helicopters facility, the helicopter... Read more

Russian Helicopters ready to repair Brazilian Mi-35Ms

Russian Helicopters ready to repair Brazilian Mi-35Ms

14-Apr-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

[electronic translation] The corresponding contracts were signed by the Russian Helicopters Holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) in November – December 2020 with the Brazilian Industria de Aviacao e Servisos (IAS), an authorized company of the Brazilian Air Force. According to the contracts, the Russian Helicopters holding will ensure the supply of group repair... Read more

Rostec delivered Ansat and Mi-17-1V to Turkmenistan

Rostec delivered Ansat and Mi-17-1V to Turkmenistan

13-Apr-2021Source: Rostec

The Kazan Helicopter Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) delivered the first Ansat helicopter to the Republic of Turkmenistan, as well as the heavy multipurpose Mi-17-1V. Both machines will be used in the new International Burn Center for medical evacuation of injured and critically ill patients. The contract for the... Read more

Rosoboronexport to Present at Aero India 2021

Rosoboronexport to Present at Aero India 2021

4-Feb-2021Source: Rosoboronexport

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec State Corporation) is organizing a joint display of Russian industrial enterprises at the Aero India 2021 international aerospace exhibition, which will be held at the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru, the Republic of India, on February 3-5. “Russia and India have been maintaining and building up mutually beneficial strategic partnership.... Read more

Rostec tests new VK-650V engine for Ka-226T and Ansat-U helicopters

Rostec tests new VK-650V engine for Ka-226T and Ansat-U helicopters

2-Feb-2021Source: Rostec

The United Engine Corporation of Rostec has started testing a new VK-650V engine for Ka-226T and Ansat-U helicopters. The test was successful, and the engine started without problems at the UEC-Klimov test bench in St. Petersburg. Currently the engineers of UEC-Klimov in St. Petersburg have successfully completed the first third of the test program, evaluated... Read more

Rostec Equips Ansat with Wi-Fi and Satellite Internet

Rostec Equips Ansat with Wi-Fi and Satellite Internet

2-Feb-2021Source: Kazan Helicopters

Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopter holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has received approval from the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) to equip Ansat helicopter with the Mku30 satellite communication system. This option will provide helicopter passengers with high-speed Internet access during the flight. This Ku band satellite communication system, created by MOST Satellite... Read more

Russian Helicopters develop neonatal EMS interior for Ansat

Russian Helicopters develop neonatal EMS interior for Ansat

28-Jan-2021Source: Russian Helicopters

The Russian Helicopters holding company of the Rostec State Corporation will equip the updated Ansat medical helicopters with complexes for transporting newborns. The device has passed the necessary certification and received approval from the Federal Air Transport Agency. A new medical module, which is used in Ansat medical helicopters, has been supplemented with incubators for... Read more

Deputy Minister of Defense inspected the production of Mi-8AMTSh-VN

Deputy Minister of Defense inspected the production of Mi-8AMTSh-VN

11-Jan-2021Source: Rostec

[electronic translation] Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexei Krivoruchko visited the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the State Corporation Rostec). At the enterprise, he checked the production progress of the new Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopter. The supply of helicopters to the troops is scheduled to begin in 2021. At... Read more

Rostec Starts Assembling the First Mi-171A3 Offshore Helicopter

Rostec Starts Assembling the First Mi-171A3 Offshore Helicopter

16-Dec-2020Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has started assembling the first prototype of Mi-171A3 offshore helicopter. Equipment for assembling the fuselage was put into operation at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. Mi-171A3 comes with several significant upgrades when compared to Mi-171A2: a new airframe that integrates a crash-resistant fuel system into the cargo... Read more

Russian Helicopters completed the transfer of Ka-52 within the framework of the 2020 State Defense Order

Russian Helicopters completed the transfer of Ka-52 within the framework of the 2020 State Defense Order

20-Nov-2020Source: Russian Helicopters

AAK “Progress” them. N.I. Sazykina of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) handed over to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation all Ka-52 Alligator combat reconnaissance and attack helicopters planned for delivery in 2020 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the State contract. Upon completion of all... Read more

Kazakhstan receives first batch of Mi-8s for final assembly

Kazakhstan receives first batch of Mi-8s for final assembly

9-Nov-2020Source: Russian Helicopters

The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has delivered two Mi-8AMT helicopter knock-down kits to Kazakhstan to be assembled on the territory of the customer. The delivery is based on a trilateral contract signed by Kazakhstan Engineering, Kazakhstan’s Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405 and Russian Helicopters for semi-knock-down... Read more

Rosoboronexport celebrates 20 years

Rosoboronexport celebrates 20 years

5-Nov-2020Source: Rosoboronexport

November 4, 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation). The company was established by decree of the President of the Russian Federation as part of the reform of the country’s military-technical cooperation system. Before 2000, deliveries of Russian arms to the world market were made by Rosvooruzhenie and Promexport... Read more

Russian Helicopters launches Mi-8 test operation program in Indonesia

Russian Helicopters launches Mi-8 test operation program in Indonesia

29-Oct-2020Source: Russian Helicopters

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) as part of Russian Helicopters holding company (State Corporation Rostec) launches Mi-8/171 type helicopter test operation program, which is aimed at the assessing of all the advantages of helicopters real operation in conjunction with all available corporate support tools and implemented aftersales services of Russian Helicopters holding company. The pilot project... Read more

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