Earlier, in November 2010, the Russian multi-role Mi-171A1 with the Brasilian company Atlas Taxi Aereo won the tender of Brazil state oil company Petrobras to operate in the Amazon Basin. Later, in December 2010 a contract was signed with Helipark Taxi Aereo for multifunctional Ka-32A11BC delivery. Deliveries to Brazil of the first batch of Mi-171A1 comprising two transport helicopters and the Ka-32A11BC are scheduled for 2011.
Besides, Russian Mi-35M combat helicopters manufactured by Rostvertol, a part of the Russian Helicopters holding, are being shipped to Brazil pursuant to a contract signed y FSUE Rosoboronexport.
Russian Helicopters, JSC is the subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. It controls the following helicopter industry enterprises: Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, Kamov, Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, Kazan Helicopters, Rostvertol, Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company named after N.I. Sazykin, Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise, Stupino Machine Production Plant, Reductor-PM, Novosibirsk Aircraft Repairing Plant and Helicopter Service Company.
Partners of Russian Helicopters: AirTaxi Service (interior completions and maintenance); Tranzas (software, navigation systems, aviation simulators); CSTS Dinamika (technical training means for aviation flight and engineering personnel); BETA AIR (testing equipment and aviation electronics); Ural Works of Civil Aviation (repair of helicopter engines and components and reductors).
UIC Oboronprom, JSC is a multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. A part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. Its main tasks include: helicopter engineering (Russian Helicopters, JSC) and engine-building (United Engine Industry Corporation managing company).
If more helicopters are purchased, Russian Helicopters and Helipark Taxi Aereo may look into creating a joint Russian-Brazilian MRO centre for Ka-32A11BC helicopters.
The Conference has been timed to take place during International Aviation & Space Salon MAKS 2011 so that participants have a chance to explore the holding company's lineup at the static display and...
It showcased the light multi-role Ka-226T, medium civil Mi-17 helicopters, the all-weather Ka-32A11BC, heavy Mi-26T2, and the Mi-28NE – the export variation of the cutting-edge Mi-28N Night Hunter...