Moscow / 18 March 2015
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, continues to supply helicopters across the Asia-Pacific region, including India. Over the past three years 189 commercial and military aircraft were delivered, which includes...
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase its latest developments at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition, LIMA 2015, which will be held on Malaysia's Langkawi island from 17 to 21 March.
It has won the Ministry of Trade and Industry award for best integrated corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy. Russian Helicopters' HR policy is dedicated to improving living and working conditions for its staff.
Due to the growing market for commercial helicopters in the region, Russian Helicopters is showcasing the commercial multirole Ka-226T and Mi-8/17 family helicopters, which are popular world-over, and the Ansat, at Aero India 2015.
The fourth prototype of the new multirole Mi-38 helicopter has carried out a series of ground runs and completed its first flight at Russian Helicopters' (part of State Corporation Rostec) Kazan Helicopters' test flight centre.
The company may now also provide a full range of support services (technical maintenance, repairs, upgrades, etc.) and participate in joint ventures with non-Russian clients, and establish and equip service and maintenance facilities in other countries
With the KBO-17 suite, the Mi-171A2 can operate safely at any time of day or night, even in adverse weather conditions. The KBO-17 boasts a 'glass cockpit' piloting and navigation system equipped with five LCD displays.
The Mi-8AMTSh has been upgraded with a focus on operational efficiency and ease of maintenance. The new helicopter now has a time between overhaul of 2,000 hours (up from 1,500 previously) and a service life of 35 years.
UUAP traces its history back to 1939, with the creation in Ulan-Ude of Aircraft Repair Plant No. 99, where I-16 fighters and SB bombers were repaired. During the Second World War, the factory produced various models of fighter planes.