Mi-171 powered by VK-2500-03 engines for extreme temperatures (-58/+50 C)
Mi-171 with VK-2500-03 Engine Certified in China, 07-Apr-19 : #VK2500 Chinese Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) granted certification to the Mi-171 with Klimov VK-2500-03 engines. Special suited for cargo and firefighting demonstrated taking 3.5 tons bambi bucket at an altitude of 3,000 meters ~ 9,800 feet
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.