Russian Helicopters, May 21, 2014 - Moscow - Russian Helicopters will take part and act as a title sponsor of the 7th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2014, which will run fr om 22 May to 24 May at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre.
Russian Helicopters will showcase latest models of civil and military helicopters, discuss promising programmes, the latest developments, and international projects. Russian Helicopters' specialists will give visitors to the exhibition an overview of current trends in the helicopter industry, and outline the prospects for Russian-made helicopters on the international market.
HeliRussia 2014 will highlight the Russian helicopter industry's latest civilian developments – the Mi-171A2 and the Mi-38 – as well as the Ka-226T and Ansat light helicopters, which will soon be available on the market.
The light multirole Ansat helicopter has a maximum take-off weight of 3.3 tonnes, and comes in a variety of configurations. It can be used by transport and cargo companies, medical and search and rescue services, and also by police and other law enforcement agencies. The Ansat's outstanding medevac configuration will be showcased in a special master-class on how emergency medical services use this model.
During HeliRussia 2014, Russian Helicopters' specialists will take part in a conference on Developing Medevac Aviation in Russia: New Opportunities, New Approaches to Partnership. All Russian Helicopters' main civilian models can be used for medevac operations and as air ambulances, and the Mi-38 and Mi-26T models can be used as flying hospitals.
Russian Helicopters will also showcase the upgraded civilian market best seller – the modernised Mi-171A2 – developed from the Mi-8/17 family model and incorporating the latest technologies. The Mi-171A2 is expected to receive its Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Registry certificate in the fourth quarter of this year, and serial production and the first deliveries should follow on in 2015.
The new medium multi-role Mi-38 will expand the commercial models produced by Russian Helicopters. The Mi-38 can be used as a multirole transport helicopter, as a flying hospital, it can be used in fire fighting and search and rescue operations, and over the open seas. In November last year the third test prototype of the Mi-38, equipped with Russian TV7-117V engines, made its first flight.
Russian Helicopters prioritises the development of new technologies and implements employee incentive programmes for staff working on promising projects. During HeliRussia 2014, Russian Helicopters will hold a conference on Motivating and Incentivising Creative and Innovative Activities in Russian Helicopters
HeliRussia is the leading helicopter industry exhibition, and is held annually in Moscow. It is the only Russian exhibition wh ere Russian and international companies showcase the full spectrum of their achievements in helicopter design, manufacturing, operation and maintenance. The event's goal is to facilitate the further development of cooperation in the helicopter industry.