22nd January 2020
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105 / МиГ-105

by on 21st January 2020 0
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105.11 test orbital vehicle, also known as Experimental Passenger Orbital Aircraft – EPOS (экспериментальный пилотируемый орбитальный самолет – ЭПОС), exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow area. The idea of an orbital spaceplane, that could be easily adopted for military purposes, was born as early as 1920s. One of the... 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

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

Ilyushin Il-2 ´Shturmovik´

by on 17th December 2019 0
Ilyushin Il-2 at the static display during the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow area. Although there were more than 36,000 of Il-2 aircraft built during the World War II, there are only few original aeroplanes that survived until today. A few are exhibited in the museums and only two of... Read More

Maintenance agreement for Ansat engines concluded at Dubai Airshow 2019

by on 19th November 2019 0
The Helicopter Service Company (HSC), a member of the ‘Russian Helicopters’ holding has become a designated maintenance facility for PW207K Ansat helicopter engines in Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The relevant agreement was signed with Pratt & Whitney company during the Dubai Airshow 2019. The validity of the signed... Read More

´Centre-2019´ – Russia hosted the joint multinational exercise of SCO countries

by on 13th November 2019 0
Between 16th and 21st September, at several locations in Russia and other SCO countries, the multinational Strategic Command and Staff Exercise ´Centre-2019´ (Центр-2019) was held. All eight member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation were participating, deploying almost 130,000 of military personnel, 20,000 vehicles and 600 aircraft. The main part of the exercise was... Read More

A walk through the resting place of aviation legends

by on 11th November 2019 0
November usually is the month in which we especially remember those who passed away. At this special time of the year, we´d like to share with you an article different than usual – a walk through one of the most famous cemeteries in Eastern Europe, the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow, telling you the story... Read More

Another edition of ´BARS´ joint tactical exercise successfully completed

by on 3rd November 2019 0
Another edition of joint Serbian – Russian air force tactical exercise, codenamed ´BARS´ was held between 30th October and 2nd November 2019, at ´Privolzhskiy´ air base near Astrakhan. The exercise was performed with the participation of MiG-29 fighter aircraft and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters from air force and army aviation of both countries. The fifth edition... Read More

Russian rotorcrafts at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi

by on 24th October 2019 0
While the eyes of the world are watching the Russian Tu-160 visiting South Africa, we cannot forget about the other event connecting Russia and the African countries, namely the Russia-Africa Economic Forum, which is organized on 23/24 October in Sochi, Russia. Russian Helicopters holding company is among the participants of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum,... Read More

Chinese helicopter contingent on its way to ´Centre – 2019´ exercise

by on 21st October 2019 0
On 6th September 2019, eight People’s Liberation Army Air Force helicopters arrived at the Chelyabinsk airport, attracting the attention of the airport employees and guests. Those eight helicopters – four Mi-171 multipurpose helicopters and four CAIC Z-10 attack helicopters were a part of the 1,600 military personnel Chinese deployment for ´Centre – 2019´, that... Read More
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