2nd December 2020
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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

Airlift to Armenia – transport operation of the peacekeeping forces to Nagorno-Karabakh

by on 22nd November 2020 0
In recent days, the whole world was watching an armed conflict between Azerbaijan and the self-proclaimed Republic of Artsakh, so-called 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war. Being a relatively short conflict, the war ended up after just six weeks, with signing a ceasefire agreement on 10th November 2020. One of the conditions of the abovementioned agreement was... 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

Live-fly exercise of the 6th Army

by on 2nd November 2020 0
In the first part of October, a mixed aviation group from the 6th Red Banner Leningrad Army of Air and Air Defence Forces (6-я Краснознамённая Ленинградская армия Военно-воздушных сил и противовоздушной обороны) took part in the large-scale, live-fly exercise organized in the Astrakhan and Voronezh regions. The mixed aviation group deployed for the exercise... 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

MAKS-2021 awaits its guests

by on 18th October 2020 0
There is only 274 days to the 2021 edition of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS, that will be organized between 20th and 25th July 2021 at Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow area. Last week, the organizer of the event – Aviasalon JSC – already disclosed the first information regarding the XV edition and also... Read More

When the sky is not blue – All-weather pilot training (2)

by on 16th October 2020 0
In the middle of this year we have reported about the all-weather training organized for the aviation crews from the Western Military District in Russia. The training, then held in Leningrad Oblast, was performed as the live-fly exercise for the military transport aeroplanes (Tu-134M, An-72, An-12 and An-26) and Mi-8 helicopters. This time, continuing... Read More
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