The Mi-171 ( Mi-8AMT ) is a completely updated version of the globally renowned Mi-8 Hip. It is produced at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant.
Electric Motor to Protect Tropical Helicopters, 17-Dec-20 : #tropical Russian company Technodinamika developing a electric motor for Mi-8/17/38 helicopters operating in tropical areas. Enclosed in a dust protection device that protects the engine from dust and sand when flying at ultra-low altitudes
First Mi-8AMT Assemblies Kits to Kazakhstan, 08-Nov-20 : #kits Russian Helicopters delivered the first of 17 Mi-8AMT helicopters in kits to be assembled in Kazakhstan for the National Guard of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Emergency Situations
Firefighting Testing of Mi-8AMT in Indonesia, 30-Oct-20 : #firefighting Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP) , part of Russian Helicopters, testing two Mi-8AMT in firefighting operations with PT National Utility Helicopters (PT NUH) in Indonesia
New Offshore Helicopter Mi-171A3, 23-Sep-20 : #oilandgas Russian companies of the Rostec Group including Mil, Kamov, Kazan and Progress AAC started parts production for the first prototype of the offshore helicopter Mi-171A3. New helicopter scheduled to begin flight tests next year
Mi-171Sh Storm Unveiled at Army 2020, 25-Aug-20 : #Army2020 The upgraded Russian helicopter Mi-171Sh, nicknamed “Storm”, adds titanium and Kevlar armor protection, more powerful engines for high altitude flights, an IBKV-17VP glass cockpit and new guided missile weapons
Mi-8AMT Arctic Enters Serial Production, 20-Jun-20 : #Arctic Russian Helicopters started serial production of Mi-8AMT Arctic helicopters for civilian customers at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant. The helicopter has heating transmission parts for quick start of engines in extremely low temperatures and a range of 1400 km ~ 870 mi