Russian Helicopters, November 23, 2016 - Moscow - Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, and Rosoboronexport will feature a medium multirole civilian Mi-171A2 helicopter at IDEAS-2016 exhibition, which is taking place November 22-25 in Karachi (Pakistan).
Visitors will be able to view a VIP version of the Mi-171A2 on display at IDEAS-2016 while exhibitors are anticipating a tight business schedule. Russian Helicopters and their colleagues from Rosoboronexport will hold a series of meetings and negotiations with goals to expand bilateral cooperation and strengthen ties with Asia and Middle Eastern countries.
"Asian and Middle Eastern markets are demonstrating stability and a need for reliable and multifunctional helicopters of various classes including helicopters for top officials. We are ready to offer not only modern rotorcraft and perspective new models but also all necessary support services including after-sales service," - said Russian Helicopters Deputy CEO for Marketing and Business Development Alexander Shcherbinin.
The prospective multirole Mi-171A2 is designed with the use of best modern technologies and meets all aviation industry’s safety requirements and environmental standards. Modern avionics allows the helicopter to operate day and night, in adverse weather conditions, and to fly over water. This helicopter’s high performance characteristics, reliability, ability to operate in a wide range of conditions and temperatures, versatility, ease of operation and maintenance make it one of the best deals for the Asian market and for the Middle East.
Russian Helicopters specialists will not only demonstrate their prospective models at IDEAS but will also show to helicopter operators and potential customers their after-sales service system for civilian helicopters, which is developed to provide service throughout the whole helicopter life cycle.
Russian Helicopters, (part of State Corporation Rostec), is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. In 2015 its IFRS revenues increased 29.5% to RUB 220.0 billion. Deliveries reached 212 helicopters.