17th September 2020
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Russian MoD to receive two Mi-38 helicopters

by on 27th August 2020 0
As announced by the Russian Helicopters company, a contract for supplying two Mi-38 rotorcraft was recently signed by the manufacturer with the Russian Ministry of Defence. The helicopters will be delivered in a passenger variant, with a highly comfortable cabin. An official ceremony of concluding the contract was held in Kubinka, during the International... Read More

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 / МиГ-3

by on 18th August 2020 0
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 c/n 3872 (RA-1563G) from Vadim Zadorozhny´s collection, static display during MAKS-2019 (Zhukovsky, Moscow area). MiG-3, the Soviet interceptor fighter from the early 1940s, is among the iconic aircraft of the World War II. Inextricably linked with the years 1941 and 1942 – the time of Axis invasion of the Soviet Union –... Read More

Beriev Be-200ES ´Altair´ / Бе-200ЧС «Альтаир»

by on 28th July 2020 0
Beriev Be-200ES (No. 21512, named ´Konstantin Babich´) multipurpose jet amphibious aircraft, at the static display during XIV International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019 in Zhukovsky, Moscow area. In 1980s, the Beriev Design Bureau was working on two projects of new amphibious aircraft – a military anti-submarine A-40 ´Albatross´ with the maximum take-off weight of... Read More

Mi-26T2V

by on 22nd July 2020 0
A prototype of the heavy helicopter Mi-26T2V, presented at ´Russian Helicopters´ stand during the XIV International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, Zhukovsky (Moscow area). Since the late 1950s, the emerging need for a heavy transport helicopter was successfully fulfilled by a fleet of Mi-6 rotorcraft, supported by its derivative, a Mi-10 flying crane. Both... Read More

In-flight refuelling practice of Russian military aviation

by on 5th March 2020 0
The beginning of this year for Russian aviation was marked by intensive trainings on air-to-air refuelling procedures. Both the Russian naval aviation and tactical units from the Aerospace Forces performed several scheduled day- and night-refuelling practices. In the second part of February, the crews of Su-30SM multipurpose fighters and Su-24M bomber aircraft from the... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

In search of the successor – An-2 for the 21st century

by on 9th February 2020 0
Who hasn´t heard about Antonov An-2? An aeroplane that earned a worldwide recognition as icon of Soviet civil aviation, and even the Soviet Union era. Antonov An-2 is also the second biggest serial-manufactured single-engine biplane and is among the most-produced aircraft ever. In addition, due to its durability, incredibly long service life, capability to... Read More

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI / МиГ-15УТИ

by on 7th January 2020 0
MiG-15UTI (NATO reporting name ´Midget´) two-seat advanced jet training aircraft, participating in the both flying and static displays of the XIV International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, Zhukovsky, Moscow area. MiG-15 is one of the aircraft that needs no introduction. It was, presumably, the most produced jet aircraft ever, with more than 18,000 aeroplanes... Read More

XIV International Aviation and Space Salon – a short overview of MAKS-2019

by on 2nd January 2020 0
XIV International Aviation and Space Salon (Международный авиационно-космический салон), usually also called ´MAKS-2019´, was held at Zhukovsky International Airport / Gromov Flight Research Institute, Moscow area, between 27th August and 1st September 2019. The 14th edition of the biggest aviation event in Russia, being both the air show and trade fair, attracted more than... Read More
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