1st April 2020
  • 1st April 2020

Articles Posted by Jacek Domański

The first serial Mi-38 delivered

by on 29th February 2020 0

Russian Helicopters holding has announced the delivery of the first serial produced Mi-38. The helicopter, manufactured in a high-comfort cabin variant, was financed by Gazprombank Leasing company and would be operated by Russian Helicopter Systems (RHS). Official delivery ceremony was held at Kazan Helicopters manufacturing facility and was attended by the President of the Republic […]

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Mi-171A2 sets the speed record

by on 28th February 2020 0

During the ´Baikal Mile´ festival, a Mi-171A2 multipurpose helicopter operated by the crew from Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) set a Russian speed record at a limited distance of 1.6 kilometres, reaching the speed of 268 kph, at a minimum altitude of 20 metres. The U-UAZ crew set this record during three competition flights. Those flights […]

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FARP makes its debut in Arctic

by on 28th February 2020 0

During the exercise Emerald Warrior 20-1, Special Tactics Airmen performed a simulated Forward Arming and Refuelling Point (FARP) for F-22 Raptors. For the first time ever, FARP was carried out in an extreme cold weather conditions, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Forward Arming and Refuelling Point is aimed to provide fuel and ordnance for all […]

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Mikoyan Project 1.44 / МиГ 1.44 МФИ

by on 25th February 2020 0

Mikoyan project 1.44 prototype (NATO reporting name ´Flatpack´) at the static exhibition of XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow area. In early 1980s, the United States of America launched an Advanced Tactical Fighter programme, aiming at development of a next-generation air superiority fighter (the programme was concluded by creation of YF-22 […]

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Ansat Aurus certified in Russia

by on 22nd February 2020 0

Ansat Aurus, a VIP variant of the new Russian light multipurpose helicopter, was recently certified by Rosaviatsiya and approved for serial production. Certification tests were concluded in early February 2020. They were aimed at assessing of cabin equipment performance and its electromagnetic compatibility with Aurus avionics. Ansat Aurus Design offers a special VIP cabin configuration, […]

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Air Race demo and a whole lot more – the 29th Aviation Fair, Pardubice

by on 19th February 2020 0

The 29th edition of the Aviation Fair (Aviatická pout), that was organized during the first weekend of June at the Pardubice airfield, attracted more than 35,000 visitors. During two air show days, the spectators could see a wide range of flying displays, an interesting static exhibition and, in addition, the side-programme on the ground. When […]

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Ansat helicopters for China

by on 19th February 2020 0

Russian Helicopters completed validation of the type certificate for Ansat light multipurpose helicopter in the People’s Republic of China. The certificate is now allowing the Russian manufacturer to commence the supplies of Ansat to China, under a previously concluded contract. In 2018, during the Airshow China, Rostviertol signed an agreement for twenty Ansat rotorcraft to […]

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Nord Aviation 2501F-3 Noratlas, F-AZVM ´Le Grise´

by on 18th February 2020 0

Nord Aviation 2501 Noratlas operated by L’association Le Noratlas de Provence, flying display during Tag der Bundeswehr open doors event at Fliegerhorst Landsberg/Penzing, June 2017. In late 1940s, the French Air Force opened the competition for a new military transport aircraft, able to replace the existing fleet of surplus C-47 Dakota and Amiot AAC 1 […]

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40l

by on 11th February 2020 0

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40l, Omega Aerial Refueling Services Inc., static display at Danish Air Show 2014, Karup AFB. McDonnell Douglas DC-10, a three-engine, wide-body airliner, performed its maiden flight on 29th August 1970. Despite the initial safety problems caused by the cargo door design, DC-10 has gained popularity and was operated by most of the major […]

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