On 26, February 2014 Helicopter Industry Association of Russia and Russian Helicopters Holding (OBORONPROM Corporation subsidiary within a Russian Technologies State Corporation company) will traditionally hold "Russian Hour" in the frames of the International Helicopter Exhibition HELI-EXPO 2014 (25 — 27, February 2014, Anaheim, California, USA).
Main objectives of the "Russian Hour" are to meet international colleagues and get them acquainted with modern trends of Russian helicopter engineering and Russian helicopters promotion to international markets.
In addition to successful performance of various commercial tasks, due to reliability, safety and high efficiency Russian helicopters are the main aircrafts performing humanitarian missions for a number of the international organizations including UN.
Russian helicopters of aircraft family Mi - 8 / Mi - 17 are most called-for aircrafts for such missions’ organization. Russian aircrafts demonstrate the best compliance to the quality management and standardization system requirements of UN including risk management.
Russian helicopters are traditionally used in UN’s missions due to the unique specifications allowing to work in the demanding environment typical for humanitarian missions: such as virtual absence of duly equipped helipads, inability to provide hangar storage services, minimum of navigation and many other things.
These Russian helicopters in UN missions are represented today not only by Russian, Ukrainian and Latvian but also Indian and Chinese companies.
"Russian hour" business program includes speeches of management and other representatives of the state corporations, holdings and companies within helicopter industry of Russia also representatives of the international organizations being customers for helicopter services also companies operating Russian helicopters.
New Russian helicopters Mi-171A2 and Mi-38 will be presented.
Also the presentation about the first round-the-world trip of Robinson R66 piloted by Russian aviators will be hold.
Helicopter Industry Association of Russia is not only the organizer of the "Russian hour" within HELI-EXPO 2014 but also a stand participant together with the 7-th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2014 (stand No. 3903).
Russian Helicopters Holding is presented at the stand No. 4002.