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.
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
New Helicopter Service Center in Azerbaijan, 18-Dec-19 : #MRO Silk Way Helicopter Services (SWHS) and Russian Helicopters will build a new helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center at Zabrat airport, Baku, Azerbaijan
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
Second Mi-8MTV-1 Helicopter to Tuva Avia, 29-Jul-19 : #Tuva Tuva Avia, a Mi-8 transport helicopter operator in the Russian republic of Tuva in southern Siberia, received the second Mi-8MTV-1 ordered last year