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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

17-Apr-21 RA-20977 Mil Mi-2 Ilsky, Russia (1F)

17-Apr-21 RA-20977 Mil Mi-2 Ilsky, Russia (1F)

17-Apr-2021

Helicopter crashed during low level agricultural spraying operations.  Pilot received fatal injuries  ... 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

Airbus has sums up the results of commercial activity in Russia in 2020

Airbus has sums up the results of commercial activity in Russia in 2020

16-Mar-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

In 2020, Airbus Helicopters signed contracts for the supply of helicopters with 19 customers. Orders were placed for the popular single-engine H125 and H130 helicopters, as well as the twin-engine world bestsellers H135 and H145. Among other things, the company received the first order from a Russian client for the newest ACH145 helicopter with an... Read more

Belarus will receive new Mi-35s from Russia

Belarus will receive new Mi-35s from Russia

25-Jan-2021Source: Defence Blog

Four Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters will arrive for the Air Force and Air Defence Forces of the Republic of Belarus in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to sources in the Belarusian Defense Ministry. See Full Story.... Read more

Russia certifies Guimbal G2 Cabri

Russia certifies Guimbal G2 Cabri

19-Jan-2021Source: Guimbal

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency – FATA – delivered to Helicopteres Guimbal on December, 24th, the validation Type Certificate for the Cabri G2 helicopter. This significant certification is a conclusion to a process started in 2019 which included extensive technical exchanges and a thorough flight evaluation. Russia has one of the largest experience in... Read more

23-Dec-20 RA-07328 Airbus H125 Novopodkletnoe, Russia

23-Dec-20 RA-07328 Airbus H125 Novopodkletnoe, Russia

23-Dec-2020

Accident on training flight.  Two POB both injured and airlifted out.  Helicopter ended up on its port side EMERCOM photo... Read more

25-Nov-20 RF-38376 Mil Mi-8MTV1 Volgograd, Russia

25-Nov-20 RF-38376 Mil Mi-8MTV1 Volgograd, Russia

24-Nov-2020

Airport ramp floodlight mast fell onto boom, possibly caused by main blades striking it first.  Video shows tail rotor separating from boom prior to the mast falling 3POB not injured... 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

Russia to open military office in Serbia

Russia to open military office in Serbia

22-Oct-2020Source: Reuters

Russia has authorised its defence ministry to open an office in Serbia, a government document showed, as Moscow pushes to expand military ties with its traditional Balkan ally even as Belgrade seeks to join the European Union. See Full Story.   ... Read more

20-Oct-20 RA-04327 Robinson R44 Bobrovskoye, Russia (4F)

20-Oct-20 RA-04327 Robinson R44 Bobrovskoye, Russia (4F)

20-Oct-2020

The helicopter was en route Vologda – Veliky Ustyug and crashed into the Sukhona River near the Bobrovskoye settlement of the Nyuksensky District, after flying into powerlines.  Three villages suffered power failure. Operated by Aerosoyuz, the four occupants on board all died in the accident.  They included Oleg Vasiliev, the general director of JSC “Ded Moroz”,... Read more

Russia works on hybrid power plant helicopter with AI

Russia works on hybrid power plant helicopter with AI

8-Oct-2020Source: TASS

Specialists at the Russian Foundation of Advanced Research Projects and the holding company Helicopters of Russia have finalized a preliminary project for a helicopter of the future, equipped with a hybrid power plant and artificial intelligence, the foundation’s press-service has told TASS. See Full Story. ... Read more

26-Aug-20 RA-04393 Robinson R44 Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

26-Aug-20 RA-04393 Robinson R44 Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

26-Aug-2020

Details sketchy, but helicopter damaged and 2 of 4 POB were injured.... Read more

20-Aug-20 RA-????? Mil Mi-8 Khakassia, Russia

20-Aug-20 RA-????? Mil Mi-8 Khakassia, Russia

20-Aug-2020

Heavy landing, damaging the landing gear.  No injuries to 17 POB Helicopter was en route from Tashtagol to Kemerovo... Read more

Russian Helicopters takes leasing company to court

Russian Helicopters takes leasing company to court

24-Jun-2020

Local news sources in Moscow are reporting that the Moscow Arbitration Court received a lawsuit from Russian Helicopters against the National Leasing Company for Industrial Development. The amount of claims exceeds $39M equivalent. The National Aviation Aviation Service is also named as a third party in case file A40-102205 / 2020). Details of the dispute... Read more

Two Mi-8MTV5-1 helicopters to be delivered to Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan

Two Mi-8MTV5-1 helicopters to be delivered to Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan

17-Jun-2020Source: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

Two MI-8MTV5-1 helicopters will be delivered to the Russian military base in Kyrgyzstan. By the end of June 2020, the air base will receive two modernized MI-8MTV5-1 helicopters equipped with onboard defense systems. In addition, the cockpit is equipped with lighting devices adapted for the use of night vision goggles which enable  to carry out... Read more

Indian Air Force upgrades Mi-17s with Night Vision Goggles

Indian Air Force upgrades Mi-17s with Night Vision Goggles

4-Jun-2020Source: The Tribune

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is indigenising Russian night vision goggles that are used by pilots flying the Mi-17 medium lift helicopter. See Full Story. ... Read more

HeliRussia postponed to the autumn

HeliRussia postponed to the autumn

14-May-2020Source: HeliHub.com

Practically every industry event from mid March to the end of July – and some beyond – have been postponed or cancelled. HeliRussia is no exception, and this large industry event has postponed its dates to the autumn. Instead of running next week 21-23 May, the “13th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia” it will now... Read more

HeliRussia postponed to the autumn

HeliRussia postponed to the autumn

7-Apr-2020Source: HeliRussia

The organisers of HeliRussia, reputedly the world’s second largest helicopter industry event, have announced today that the event will not be running on 21-24 May and has been postponed to the autumn.  Here is an electronic translation of their statement:- Considering the adverse epidemiological situation and the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation... Read more

PWC adds Russian maintenance facility for Ansat helicopters

PWC adds Russian maintenance facility for Ansat helicopters

22-Nov-2019Source: Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has appointed Helicopter Services Company (HSC) in Moscow, Russia as a designated maintenance facility (DMF) for Kazan Ansat PW207K civil helicopter engine customers. HSC will support customers in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. HSC will offer engine maintenance training, line... Read more

Nigera signs contract with Russia

Nigera signs contract with Russia

29-Oct-2019Source: TheDefensePost

The government of Nigeria has signed a contract with Russia for the supply of 12 Mi-35 helicopter gunships, media reported on Wednesday, October 23. See Full Story.... Read more

Russia’s state Medevac programme on life-support

Russia’s state Medevac programme on life-support

10-Oct-2019Source: Russian Aviation INSIDER

The Russian authorities are looking for ways to improve the contractual process and the real-time monitoring and control of medevac service suppliers. See Full Story.  ... Read more

Russian operator Skypro adds fourth AW139

Russian operator Skypro adds fourth AW139

12-Sep-2019Source: Skypro

SKYPRO HELIKOPTERS LLC, part of the companies operating under the single SKYPRO brand, has expanded its Leonardo AW139 helicopter fleet to four aircraft. Thus, the company becomes the largest private operator of Leonardo AW139 helicopters in Russia. The new helicopter was made in Italy, has a cabin configuration of 8 seats and will soon begin... Read more

Russia in the lead at the 3rd stage of the Helicopter World Cup

Russia in the lead at the 3rd stage of the Helicopter World Cup

23-Aug-2019Source: FAI

In the third stage of the 2019 Helicopter World Cup held in Belarus last week, the formidable Russian duo of Elena Prokofyeva and Diana Riiazova remained overall leaders in the General Class, despite having been knocked off the top spots during the actual competition. Last year’s winners, the equally impressive Russian Masters Class crew of Yury... Read more

Safran Helicopter Engines Partners with Citicopter in Russia

Safran Helicopter Engines Partners with Citicopter in Russia

22-May-2019Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

In order to support the existing – and upcoming – operators in Russia, Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a partnership with Citicopter, to become its official distributor in Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States for Arriel and Arrius engine families and associated services and support products. Safran powered Helicopter operated in Russia are directly supported... Read more

Cooperation Between Russia and Belarus exceeds $1 bln

Cooperation Between Russia and Belarus exceeds $1 bln

15-May-2019Source: Rostec

“Russia and Belarus are strategic partners in military and technical cooperation. Since 2001, the volume of cooperation between Rosoboronexport and Belarus has exceeded $1 bln. The scope is unbelievable covering almost every line from the supply of end products and components to joint researches and defense projects,” said Rosoboronexport’s Director General Alexander Mikheev. The company’s... Read more

Russian Helicopters plans on ditching western-built engines

Russian Helicopters plans on ditching western-built engines

22-Apr-2019Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopters has announced that they plan to locally build engines for all light helicopters, rather than rely on foreign engines. They have sent the technical requirements to United Engine Corporation, for the development of Ka-226 and Ka-62 engines. They do not want to prohibit the supply of western engines, but are focusing on local... Read more

Rosoboronexport Ready to Expand Cooperation

Rosoboronexport Ready to Expand Cooperation

20-Feb-2019Source: Rostec State Corporation

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation, is showcasing the best products from the Russian defense industry at the Aero India 2019 International Aerospace Exhibition, which will be held from February 20 to 24 at the Yelahanka Air Base in Bangalore, India. “Russia is implementing major and ambitious high-tech manufacturing projects with India, which... Read more

Airbus Receives First Order for ACH145 from Russian Customer

Airbus Receives First Order for ACH145 from Russian Customer

6-Feb-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has signed a firm contract with a Russian customer for the supply of a H145 helicopter in the ACH Line configuration from Airbus Corporate Helicopters. This is the first order from Russia for the newest version of this multipurpose twin-engine helicopter. The ACH145 model in the ACH Line configuration is notable for improved ergonomics,... Read more

Serbia to Order more Mi-17/Mi-35s from Russia

Serbia to Order more Mi-17/Mi-35s from Russia

23-Jan-2019Source: HeliHub.com

Serbia has recently ordered 3 additional Mi-17 transport helicopters and 7 Mi-35 combat helicopters from Russia. Serbian President Aleksander Vucic has commented that he is happy with the military-technical cooperation between Serbia and Russia, reports Defence Blog.... Read more

Southeast Asian countries to get acquainted with the latest VK-2500PS-03

Southeast Asian countries to get acquainted with the latest VK-2500PS-03

26-Nov-2018Source: Klimov

[Electronic Translation] Customers from South-East Asia will be able to familiarize themselves with the capabilities of VK-2500PS-03 – the newest Russian turboshaft engine, created by ODK-Klimov JSC. Two engines of this type are part of the powerplant of the Mi-171A2 helicopter, which takes part in a demonstration tour of the Russian Helicopters holding company in... Read more

New Russian High-Speed Helicopter

New Russian High-Speed Helicopter

19-Nov-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Kamov Design Bureau has revealed images of their new high-speed helicopter that is under development. The design includes new engines, coaxial rotors and internal weapons bays. They have incorporated two fan engines that drive the main rotors, emulating the Sikorsky S-97, reports Defence Blog.... Read more

China and Russia ready to sign on heavy-lift helicopter

China and Russia ready to sign on heavy-lift helicopter

6-Nov-2018Source: HeliHub.com

China and Russia have concluded discussions on a joint venture creating a heavy-lift helicopter and are ready to sign a general contract. China’s Avicopter will oversee most of the development and designs and Russia’s Russian Helicopters will be developing certain angles and components, reports TASS.  ... Read more

Russian Helicopters to start Exporting Ansat Helicopters

Russian Helicopters to start Exporting Ansat Helicopters

13-Sep-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopters has joined with Rosaviatsiya to start exporting Ansat helicopters. They hope that once Rosaviatsiya validates the certifications, they will be able to start exporting in 2019. Rosaviatsiya has begun talks with Chinese authorities as well as Indian, Mexican, Columbian and Brazilian, reports TASS.... Read more

Aviapatrul orders two Ansat from Russian Helicopters

Aviapatrul orders two Ansat from Russian Helicopters

11-Sep-2018Source: Russian Helicopters

In the framework of the International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on Hydroaviation “Hydroaviasalon-2018” in Gelendzhik, an agreement was signed between PJSC “Kazan Helicopter Plant” Holding Russian Helicopters and Aviapatrul LLC on the purchase of two Ansat helicopters. It is planned that helicopters will be delivered in a universal version, and the place of their operation... Read more

Avialift Vladivostok orders Kamov Ka32

Avialift Vladivostok orders Kamov Ka32

10-Sep-2018Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters and Avialift Vladivostok have signed a contract for the delivery of the medium-sized multipurpose Ka-32A11BC helicopter in cargo performance as part of the Gidroaviasalon-2018 international exhibition. The deputy director general of the holding “Russian Helicopters” on sales of civil helicopter equipment Dmitry Danilov and the general director of Avialift Vladivostok JSC Sergey Gutsaluk... Read more

Egypt Receives new Ka-52 Alligator Helicopters

Egypt Receives new Ka-52 Alligator Helicopters

13-Aug-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The Egyptian Military has received 12 new Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters from Russia. The agreement between Russia and Egypt were 46 new Ka-52s by 2019, reports Defence Web.... Read more

Heliport of Russia delivers R44 with autopilot

Heliport of Russia delivers R44 with autopilot

18-Jun-2018Source: Vertolet

The Heliports group of companies supplied the private owner with the next Robinson R44 helicopter. This is one of the first helicopters of this type in Russia, equipped with the Garmin G500H flight navigation system and the Genesys Aerosystems HeliSAS autopilot system. Currently, the aircraft is being assembled at the aviation-technical base of the Heliport of... Read more

First show of New Turboshaft Aneto

First show of New Turboshaft Aneto

10-May-2018Source: HeliRussia

For the first time in Russia, the new helicopter turboshaft engine Anteo family to be introduced at HeliRussia 2018. The full-scale mock-up of the new powerplant will be displayed by its developer –  Safran Helicopter Engines, the world leading manufacturer of rotorcraft turbines. Aneto engine family features significant benefits: thanks to an exceptional power-to-volume ratio, it offers 25% greater... Read more

Sberbank Leasing Receives Mi-8AMT helicopters from Russian Helicopters

Sberbank Leasing Receives Mi-8AMT helicopters from Russian Helicopters

8-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopters has completed their delivery of two Mil Mi-8AMT helicopters to Sberbank Leasing, who will pass the aircraft over to Convers Avia. Convers Avia has planned to use the helicopters for transporting Russian oil workers between shifts, reports Russian Aviation Insider.... Read more

Modernized Ka-27M enters service with Baltic Fleet

Modernized Ka-27M enters service with Baltic Fleet

16-Jan-2018Source: Russian Military

First modernized Ka-27M helicopter has arrived at the Baltic Fleet Air Force base. In the near future, the second such helicopter will enter the service with the base. After this, the pilots will start learning to operate the new rotary wing aircraft. Following all required preliminary events, the naval pilots will start test flights and... Read more

Russia and Ukraine compete for selling helicopter to Nepal Army

Russia and Ukraine compete for selling helicopter to Nepal Army

8-Jan-2018Source: Aviation Nepal

 Nepal Army (NA) has already started the groundwork for procuring two more Russian made Mi-17 V5 helicopter however, the Ukraine based company has been lobbying NA via political and business agents. At present, NA and the Government of Nepal have been discussing about the procurement of appropriate helicopter after the Ukrainian company approached with MI-8... Read more

Heliports of Russia to add two H130s

Heliports of Russia to add two H130s

5-Jan-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The operational arm of Heliports of Russia has ordered two H130 helicopters from Airbus for 2018 delivery.  The company’s short press release states that the aircraft will help “expand the list of services provided and increase the market share” of the company Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com... Read more

UTair to take delivery of two Mi-171A2 in 2018 Q1

UTair to take delivery of two Mi-171A2 in 2018 Q1

12-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

UTair is looking to receive two Mi-171A2 helicopters in 2018’s first quarter. Their first group of ground personnel and pilots have received training for the craft. It will be used mainly for passenger flights within Russia, reports Russian Aviation Insider.... Read more

Four Mi-8 Deliveries Across Russia

Four Mi-8 Deliveries Across Russia

10-Dec-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopters has released four new Mil Mi-8MTV-1 across Russia. GTLK delivered one to the Republic of Komi and one to Nenets Autonomous District. The third helicopter was delivered by RVS Holding to Pskov Region and Omsk Civil Aviation Plant delivered the fourth helicopter to the Amur Region, reports Russian Aviation Insider.... Read more

Russian Helicopters Shares Acquisition

Russian Helicopters Shares Acquisition

29-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Arab investors are considering buying more stakes in Russian Helicopters. A total of 25% of the company is on the market, for a total of $6 million, reports TASS.... Read more

Russian Helicopters hand over Mi-28UBs to the Russian military

Russian Helicopters hand over Mi-28UBs to the Russian military

15-Nov-2017Source: Russian Helicopters

Holding “Helicopters of Russia” (part of Rostec State Corporation) has completed the procedure for transferring the first eight military-combat helicopters Mi-28UB to the Russian Defense Ministry. Some of the vehicles were sent to the 344th Combat Training and Retraining Center of the Air Force, and the rest will be transferred to the military units. Two... Read more

Thailand orders two Mi-17V5 Helicopters

Thailand orders two Mi-17V5 Helicopters

9-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Thailand has signed a contract with Russia for the delivery of two Military Mi-17V-5 helicopters. The helicopters will be used in the Royal Thai Army, reports TASS.... Read more

Russian Navy to receive ten upgraded Ka-27M ASW helicopters

Russian Navy to receive ten upgraded Ka-27M ASW helicopters

8-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Russian Navy are receiving ten Ka-27M ASW helicopters that have been upgraded, which will be added to their naval aviation. In total they will upgrade 46 helicopters. The modifications include new tactical command systems, can be fitted with various weapons including KH-35 anti-ship missiles, reports The Diplomat.... Read more

Kiev Heliport nationalised

Kiev Heliport nationalised

7-Nov-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Kyiv Prosecution heliport has now been handed over to the State. It was known as “a demonstration of the excess of the wealth of Ukraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych,” reports 112 UA.  ... Read more

Russian Helicopter hold promotional event in Mexico

Russian Helicopter hold promotional event in Mexico

23-Oct-2017Source: HIA

The Russian Hour – a traditional conference that represents the Russian helicopter industry on global markets – to be held this October 23, in Mexico City (Mexico). The event is organized by Russian Exhibition Systems with the support of the Helicopter Industry Association (HIA) with Russian Helicopters acting as a general sponsor. The event is... Read more

First Ansat starts EMS work in Pskov Region of Russia

First Ansat starts EMS work in Pskov Region of Russia

28-Sep-2017Source: PBC

[electronic translation] In the Pskov region opened a new Russian helicopter “ANSAT” medical module (RA-20007 tail number), which became the first helicopter ambulance new generation in the region. The machine is supplied in accordance with the program of development of air ambulance in Russia, its operator is the company ZAO “Russian Helicopter Systems.” The helicopter... Read more

Russian Helicopters delivers first export Mi-28NE Night Hunter

Russian Helicopters delivers first export Mi-28NE Night Hunter

26-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopter had their first export of the new Mi-28NE “Night Hunter” attack helicopter recently. This modern helicopter has onboard defence systems that are used to help protect it from “guided anti-aircraft missiles with infrared homing heads,” reports Sputnik.... Read more

Helicopters of Russia completes repairs on Indonesian Mi-35P helicopters

Helicopters of Russia completes repairs on Indonesian Mi-35P helicopters

11-Sep-2017Source: Helicopters of Russia

Specialists from Indonesia visited JSC “150 ARZ” holding “Helicopters of Russia” (part of Rostekh State Corporation) for acceptance of two Mi-35P helicopters. The contract for the overhaul of the machines was signed in September 2016. In accordance with the terms of the contract, repairs were carried out on the basis of JSC “150 ARZ” from November... Read more

Helicopters of Russia to take part in ARMY 2017

Helicopters of Russia to take part in ARMY 2017

24-Aug-2017Source: Helicopters of Russia JSC

The Helicopters of Russia (part of the Rostekh State Corporation) will demonstrate a wide range of military helicopters at the International Military Technical Forum “Army-2017”, which will be held at the Patriot Convention and Exhibition Center in Kubinka from August 22 to August 27. Within the framework of the exhibition, the holding will present its... Read more

21-Aug-17 RA-05750 Robinson R66 Maly Utrish, Russia (1F)

21-Aug-17 RA-05750 Robinson R66 Maly Utrish, Russia (1F)

21-Aug-2017

Sole occupant pilot suffered fatal injuries when helicopter crashed into a mountain, per press reports... Read more

Last Mi-8MTV-1 Delivery for SKOL

Last Mi-8MTV-1 Delivery for SKOL

24-Jul-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russia’s SKOL Airlines has recently received a delivery of two Mil Mi-8MTV-1 medium helicopters. Based in Surgut, SKOL will be using these crafts as both a passenger and cargo helicopter. The two helicopters marked the end of a 2016 contract. They now currently have a fleet of two Mi-171s, five Mi-8Ts, four Mi-8AMTs, five Mi-26T... Read more

AW189 to support Oil&Gas operations in Russia

AW189 to support Oil&Gas operations in Russia

24-Jul-2017Source: Leonardo

Leonardo announced today that an AW189 super medium helicopter will be operated by Aviashelf to perform transport operations from Sakhalin Island in Russia supporting the Oil&Gas industry. The aircraft will be supplied together with a support and training package with delivery expected in summer 2018. This latest result confirms the competitiveness of Leonardo’s modern solutions... Read more

Moscow Zhukovsky Airport adds helicopter facility

Moscow Zhukovsky Airport adds helicopter facility

19-Jul-2017Source: Zhukovsky International Airport

A new helipad was put in operation near an airport located in the Moscow regional town of Zhukovsky, Russia. “The opening of a helipad is the first step in the creation of a full-fledged area of business aviation in Zhukovsky airfield. The demand for such services is not in doubt,” the General Director of Ramport... Read more

Uralhelicom sees increase in new helicopter sales

Uralhelicom sees increase in new helicopter sales

4-Jul-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Uralhelicom is a Russian helicopter operator who is a certified dealer with Robinson Helicopters and also has a service centre for Airbus Helicopters. They have had seven deliveries out this year; four Robinsons, an AW119, an EC145 and a H125. One of their representatives has disclosed that the R66 and R44 are the two most... Read more

Russia signs Mi-171Sh procurement contract with Bangladesh

Russia signs Mi-171Sh procurement contract with Bangladesh

4-Jul-2017Source: Rostec

Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec, signed a contract with Bangladesh’s Air Force for supply of five Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters. The signing ceremony was held in presence of the Chief of the Air Staff of the Bangladesh Air Force, Chief Air Marshal Abu Esrar. “Bangladesh is focused on upgrading the national aircraft pool. We are... Read more

Mi-8AMTSHs Demonstration at MAKS-2017

Mi-8AMTSHs Demonstration at MAKS-2017

15-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russian Helicopters have a section during the MAKS-2017 aerospace show to demonstrate the Mil Mi-8AMTSh Arctic helicopter. The first batch of Mi-8AMTSHs have been enlisted into service already by the Russian Defence Ministry. Russian specialists also tested the foreign produced AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter in the Arctic. The MAKS-2017 show is being held in Zhukovsky from... Read more

Onboard Systems to develop Ansat cargo hook

Onboard Systems to develop Ansat cargo hook

12-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

MDAeroGroup and Onboard Systems are creating a joint project to design a cargo hook for the Kazan Helicopters Ansat light twin helicopters. This announcement was made during HeliRussia 2017. The hook will be accompanied by a hydraulic load weigh and release system, reports Russian Aviation Insider. Information will be sent to the cockpit screen via... Read more

First Look at Egyptian Ka-52 Alligator

First Look at Egyptian Ka-52 Alligator

11-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

In 2016, Egypt signed a contract for 46 Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters. The first sighting of the Ka-52, complete with the desert camo of the Egyptian Air Force, was seen in the progress factory in Arsenyev, Russia recently. Included in this contract was a training agreement enabling Egyptian pilots to train in Russia for the... Read more

Russian Defence Ministry Looks towards Arctic Mi-38 Variant

Russian Defence Ministry Looks towards Arctic Mi-38 Variant

8-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Russia’s Defence Ministry is looking to purchase new Mi-38 helicopters for their Arctic operations. Russian Deputy Defence Minister, Yuri Borisov visited Kazan Helicopter Enterprise and stated how the Mil Mi-38 will be the perfect middle ground between the Mi-8 and the Mi-26. The Mi-38 has TV7-117V engines with integrated digital flight navigation systems and is... Read more

27-May-17 Mil Mi-8 Maritime Territory, Russia

27-May-17 Mil Mi-8 Maritime Territory, Russia

27-May-2017

One of 7 POB injured in a rough landing of a Mil Mi-8 helicopter in the Far East’s Maritime Territory... Read more

Lower Operating Temperature for H135

Lower Operating Temperature for H135

26-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Russian Aviation Register has lowered the minimum operating temperature of the Airbus H135’s new modification EC135 T3 and EC135 P3 from -25°С to -35°С. This change has ensured that the Russian airworthiness certificate has been amended as well as matching the EASA certificate. this announcement was made at HeliRussia 2017. The H135 model is... Read more

UEC Presents Newest Russian Engines for Aircraft and Helicopters at SITDEF in Peru

UEC Presents Newest Russian Engines for Aircraft and Helicopters at SITDEF in Peru

22-May-2017Source: United Engine Corporation

United Engine Corporation (a part of Rostec Corporation) will present engines for aircraft and helicopters at SITDEF 2017 exhibition in Peru, as well as negotiate with partners from Latin American countries. The international defense technology exhibition SITDEF takes place on the territory of the headquarters of Ground Forces in Lima, the capital of the Republic... Read more

HeliRussia 2017 to feature the National French Pavilion

HeliRussia 2017 to feature the National French Pavilion

17-May-2017Source: HeliRussia

Five French manufacturers of components for helicopters will take part in the 10th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2017, taking place from 25 to 27 May at the Crocus Expo IEC in Moscow. Esterline, Hutchinson, Nicomatic, Permaswage and Sela will exhibit at the National Pavilion of France, organized by the Business France national agency: Trade... Read more

Russia and India Sign Joint Venture

Russia and India Sign Joint Venture

11-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

May 2 saw the formal creation of the Joint Venture between India and Russia. The deal between India’s Hindustan and Russia’s Russian Helicopters and Rosoboronexport will now enable them to manufacture Ka-226T helicopters, reports TASS.... Read more

Roselectronika replaces foreign navigation system for Russian civil helicopters

Roselectronika replaces foreign navigation system for Russian civil helicopters

10-May-2017Source: Ruselectronika

[Electronic Translation] The combined holding company “Russian Electronics” creates a new generation of avionics for civil helicopters. Modern equipment will significantly reduce the dependence of producers and consumers of helicopters from foreign components and services. Within import critical elements avionics specialists Rybinsk CB “beam”, in particular, small-size helicopter created Doppler velocity meter and demolition, combined with... Read more

Egypt-Russian Kamov Ka-52K Deal in Final Stages

Egypt-Russian Kamov Ka-52K Deal in Final Stages

8-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Egypt is in the final stages of deciding on the purchase of Russian Helicopters’ Kamov Ka-52K. Andrei Boginsky, Russian Helicopters CEO has said that the result of the tender will be made clear during this month. The Ka-52K helicopter has been dubbed the Alligator as it provides fire for amphibious attacks, can carry out anti-amphibious... Read more

Sergey Anoanov to attempt world record attempt at Helitech International 2017

Sergey Anoanov to attempt world record attempt at Helitech International 2017

4-May-2017Source: Helitech International

Unperturbed from surviving a forced landing in the Artic during his first attempt, this summer Sergey Anoanov will once again try and become the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe in a helicopter weighing less than one tonne. In October he will share his, hopefully successful, story at the Helitech International event in London. Five-time... Read more

04-May-17 RA-04156 Robinson R44 Inzer, Russia (3F)

04-May-17 RA-04156 Robinson R44 Inzer, Russia (3F)

4-May-2017

Crashed killing 3 onboard as the helicopter was monitoring forest fires in Bashkortostan, Russia. Reports coming in state that the pilot and 2 forestry workers were killed instantly when the R44 came down in the forest... Read more

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