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Russian Helicopters to display latest developments at India Aviation 2014
Russian Helicopters, March 11, 2014 - Moscow - Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will be attending the India Aviation 2014 international civil aviation exhibition and conference, which will run from 12-16 March 2014 at the Begumpet airport exhibition centre, Hyderabad, India.
Russian Helicopters will showcase its current and forthcoming helicopter models to operators from South and South-East Asia.
The new multirole Ka-62 will take pride of place at Russian Helicopters’ stand at the exhibition (stand 42, sector B). This new model, developed in close international cooperation, incorporates the latest technologies in aircraft building and the finest achievements in Russian helicopter construction. The helicopter is built to a single-rotor design with a multi-blade anti-torque rotor ducted into the tail fin, offering enhanced security for passengers and crew during take-off and landing. The Ka-62 is designed for passenger transport, offshore operations, transporting cargo internally or via an external sling, search-and-rescue operations, and evacuation missions. It can operate in a wide range of climatic conditions, over land or sea, day or night, in any weather.
Russian Helicopters staff will hold a series of meetings over the course of the exhibition at which they will show regional operators another new development, the Mi-171A2 helicopter.The Mi-171A2 is an advanced medium multirole helicopter based on the Mi-8/17 series that is in operation across the world.It incorporates the latest technology and is kitted out with modern equipment that expands its operational range. Operators’ needs and experience from operating Mi-8/17 family helicopters across the world were taken into account in designing and manufacturing this model.
Russian Helicopters will also show their business partners series models of the Mi-8/17 and Ka-32A11BC multirole helicopters, renowned for their reliability and effectiveness.The coaxial medium multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter is designed for special search and rescue operations, building tall structures, complex fire-fighting missions, transporting cargo internally and on an external sling, logging, medevac missions, as well as for patrols and to support law enforcement operations. It is excellently suited to medevac and fire-fighting missions in large cities.
Russian-built helicopters have long been in great demand in India. Russian Helicopters companies have been supplying the country with helicopters for almost 50 years. India now has a fleet of about 250 Russian-made civil and military helicopters. Rosoboronexport currently supplies India’s Air Force with the latest Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopter model made by Russian Helicopters under a 2012 contract.
Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, which in turn is a part of State Corporation Rostec. It is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. Over 8000 helicopters of Soviet/Russian make are operated in 110 countries worldwide. Traditionally the demand is highest in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Russia, and CIS countries. Russian Helicopters was established in 2007. In 2012 its IFRS revenues increased 21% to RUB 125,7billion. Deliveries reached 290 helicopters.
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