2nd December 2020
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On the wings of an ´Eagle´

by on 28th November 2020 0
A few days ago, on 25th November 2020, Captain Ana Perišić of the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence (Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана Војске Србије) performed her first solo flight on a Soko J-22 Orao (English: eagle) ground-attack and reconnaissance jet, in this way becoming the very first female attack aircraft pilot in... Read More

Russian Army Aviation in Nagorno-Karabakh

by on 27th November 2020 0
As already mentioned in our report from opening an airlift to Armenia, the Russian Army Aviation Mi-8 and Mi-24 helicopters are included in the peacekeeping deployment to Nagorno-Karabakh. Those helicopters were, just like other military equipment, transferred to Erebuni air base on board of Il-76 and An-124 transport aircraft. The so-called 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war... Read More

First Ansat for Republika Srpska

by on 22nd November 2020 0
The Russian Helicopters holding company has announced the first delivery of Ansat helicopter for a European customer. This rotorcraft – being the first of total three contracted helicopters – is equipped for medical operations and would be operated by the Ministry of Interior of Republika Srpska. Republika Srpska (not to be confused with the... Read More

Aircraft and a whole lot more – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles

by on 15th November 2020 0
Just about five kilometres from the Moscow city limits, located in the small settlement called Arkhangelskoye, there is one of the most amazing museums in Russia and even in Europe – Vadim Zadorozhny´s Museum of Vehicles (Музей техники Вадима Задорожного). One building with three floors of exhibition halls and more than 3,5 hectare of... Read More

First helicopter knock-down kits to Kazakhstan

by on 8th November 2020 0
The Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) of the Russian Helicopters holding has delivered two Mi-8AMT helicopter knock-down kits to Kazakhstan, which would be assembled by their customer. The delivery is based on a trilateral contract for semi-knock-down (SKD) assembly of Mi-8AMT / Mi-171E helicopters, signed by Kazakhstan Engineering, Aircraft Repair Plant No. 405 in Kazakhstan... Read More

72nd anniversary of Russian Army Aviation

by on 31st October 2020 0
On 28th October, the Russian Army Aviation (AA) celebrated its 72nd anniversary. On this occasion, several official celebrations were observed around the country, as well as the dedicated live-fly trainings. The history of Russian (then Soviet) army aviation dates back to 1948, when the first helicopter squadron was formed at Serpukhov, equipped with ´Omega-3´... Read More

Mi-8 test operation programme launched in Indonesia

by on 28th October 2020 0
Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) is currently launching a test operation programme in Indonesia. The programme, intended for Mi-8/171 helicopter family, is aimed at the assessing of all the advantages of helicopters real operation in conjunction with all available corporate support tools and implemented aftersales services of Russian Helicopters holding company. This pilot programme starts... Read More

Westland Sea King HU.5

by on 21st October 2020 0
Westland Sea King HU.5, XV670, Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy, static display at 100th anniversary of Marineflieger (German Naval Aviation), Fliegerhorst Nordholz, June 2013. Westland WS-61 Sea King is a medium-lift transport and utility helicopter, that was manufactured in the Great Britain between 1969 and 1995, under a licence from Sikorsky company. Most of... Read More

Modernization of the Serbian Air Force

by on 11th October 2020 0
In our recent article related to the live-fire exercise ´Joint Action 2020´ we have mentioned that, according to the Serbian military authorities, the current training was a great opportunity to show the progress in modernization of the Serbian Air Force and Air Defence, especially when compared to the ´March of the Victors´ exercise from... Read More

Eurocopter (Airbus) EC135 P2+

by on 7th October 2020 0
Eurocopter EC135 P2+, SP-HXO – ´Ratownik 12´, Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe (HEMS service in Poland), Płock 2019. The Eurocopter EC135 (now being manufactured by Airbus Helicopters as H135) is a twin-engine, light utility helicopter that made its first flight on 15th February 1994. EC135 serial production started next year and it became operational in 1996.... Read More
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