Upgrading the Mi-171E, 01-Dec-17 : Russian Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) fitting the Mi-171E helicopter with new rotors, polymer composite materials blades and FADEC VK-2500PS-03 engine with modified stabilizer and keel beam
VIP Mi-171E Delivered to Uganda, 10-Feb-16 : Russian Helicopters has delivered a VIP Mi-171E helicopter with a superior comfort cabin to the government of Uganda. Features included a wardrobe, food station, toilet and widescreen displays.
Argentina Wants More Mi-171E but Needs Financing, 19-Jan-15 : Argentine Defense Minister announced his interested in buying more Mi-171 helicopters but that will depend on the terms of financing. The Air Force currently operates two received in 2011.