News about Mil Mi-8 Hip (1st Gen)
UTair Upgrading Mi-8/17 Helicopters, 01-Sep-19 : #UTair Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant and UTair Engineering signed an agreement during MAKS 2019 on upgrading Mi-8/17 helicopters. The first Russian company not part of Rostec with such capability
Mi-8/17 Certified Repair Center in Egypt in 2019, 06-Dec-18 : #Egypt Egypt’ Helwan Factory for Developed Industries (HFDI) will be a certified maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center for Mi-8T and Mi-17-1V in 2019. Future plans includes the Mi-17V-5 type. All these helicopters are operated by the Egyptian Air Force
Hot Blade 2018 in Portugal, 08-May-18 : Portugal hosting for 4th time the European Defence Agency (EDA) helicopter exercise Hot Blade. 12th edition take place at Beja May 7-23 with Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and the Netherlands
Azerbaijan Airlines Mil Helicopters Service Center, 25-May-17 : Russian Helicopters held talks during HeliRussia 2017 on setting up a helicopter service center with Azerbaijan Airlines and Silk Way Group
Russian Helicopters to Repair Hungarian Mi-17s, 13-Sep-16 : Four helicopters have already been delivered to Novosibirsk aboard An-124 Ruslan cargo plane
Russian Helicopters to Repair Czech Mi-8s, 20-May-16 : Lom Praha, managed by the Czech Ministry of Defense, has extensive experience of service maintenance and modernization of Mi-8/17, Mi-24/35 helicopter series
Russia to Repair Military Helicopters in Vietnam, 16-Feb-16 : Singapore Airshow 2016 Russian Helicopters is reviewing options to conduct the Mi-8/17 military helicopters repairs at the joint Russo-Vietnamese venture HELITECHO
Afghan Helicopters Depart Kabul for Helmand Province, 29-Sep-15 : Afghan Air Force MD530Fs and Mi-17 helicopters departed Hamid Karzai airport in Kabul to participate in operations in Helmand province Sept. 27
Afghanistan Air Force Special Mission Wing, 12-Aug-15 : The Afghan Special Mission Wing (SMW) is an unique aviation unit in charge of supporting the special forces capabilities of the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior.
USAF Train Mission Continues in Afghanistan, 26-May-15 : USAF Train, Advise, Assist Command – Air (TAAC-Air) continues their mission of building a professional, capable and sustainable Afghan Air Force.
Canadian Troops Mountain Training in Poland, 01-Apr-15 : The 3rd Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) is participating in Exercise Mountain Warrior in Trzclaniec, Poland, throughout the month of April.
Russia completes Mi-17V-5 supplies to Afghanistan, 30-Oct-14 : Since the contract between Rosoboronexport and the US Department of Defense was signed in 2011, 63 helicopters produced at Kazan Helicopters have been delivered to Afghanistan.
Mi-17 Helicopter Game Changer for Afghan Forces, 03-Oct-14 : General John Campbell, commander of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan as part of an international force, described the capabilities of the Russian Mi-17 helicopter as “incredible” and shared his impressions from flying in the aircraft.
MAK pilots to train at Ulan-Ude Training Centre, 21-Jul-14 : Ulan-Ude - Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will this month host pilots from Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK) at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant's Aviation Training Centre, under an agreement on training of flight and engineering personnel.
Russian Helicopters deliver Mi-8AMT to UTair, 05-Mar-14 : Moscow - Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has delivered a Mi-8AMT helicopter (also known as the Mi-171 for the foreign markets) to the Russian company UTair Aviation.
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20-Apr-12 - Mi-17 simulator for Afghan pilots