26th October 2020
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Mi-171A2 certified in South Korea

by on 11th September 2020 0
The South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) has validated the type certificate for Mi-171A2 helicopter, which is manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, belonging to the Russian Helicopters holding company. Validation of Mi-171A2 certificate confirms the compliance of its design with local flight safety requirements and authorizes its use in the... Read More

Modernized Mi-171 delivered to China

by on 10th September 2020 0
Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (a part of the Russian Helicopters holding company) recently announced the delivery of modernized Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines to a Chinese civil aviation company. In 2019, the Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a national type certificate for Mi-171 with the new power plant. It allowed the manufacturer to include... Read More

EMERCOM to receive the first upgraded Mi-26T2

by on 29th August 2020 0
A contract for delivery the first upgraded Mi-26T2 for the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) was signed during the ongoing International Military-Technical Forum ´Army-2020´. Mi-26T2 is an upgraded version of Mi-26T, a civil variant of the heavy transport helicopter introduced in 1983. Mi-26T2 is manufactured since 2015 and the rotorcraft received modern avionics... Read More

Serial production of Mi-35P launched

by on 26th August 2020 0
A few days ago Russian Helicopter company announced the commencement of serial production of the upgraded Mi-35P attack helicopter. The first serial rotorcraft has already completed its type-specific flight tests and received an acknowledgement of the declared performance characteristic and changes performed to its design. The tests took place at Rostviertol premises and the... 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

The first civilian Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopter

by on 19th June 2020 0
Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) started serial production of Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopters for civilian customers. The company recently issued a press release stating that the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant already completed the first rotorcraft, which is now ready for operation. Mi-8AMT in its Arctic version already completed the test flight programme... Read More

Mil Mi-4B

by on 16th June 2020 0
Mil Mi-4B ´2143´ (NATO reporting name ´Hound´), formerly Czechoslovak Air Force, exhibited in Kbely Aviation Museum (Letecké muzeum Kbely) Prague, Czech Republic. The Korean War (1950-1953) is sometimes called ´the first helicopter war´, due to the first significant operational use of several types of rotorcraft within the battle zones. Following post-war analysis carried out... Read More

100 aircraft for Russian Air Force in 2020

by on 5th January 2020 0
At the beginning of new year 2020, the Ministry of Defence of Russian Federation released an official information regarding the ongoing modernization of the Russian Aerospace Forces inventory. According to this release, in 2020 the Russian Air Force is going to receive approximately 100 new or modernized aircraft. A few other information, focused on... Read More
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