Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant Receives Certification
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Russian Helicopters Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant receives international quality management system certification
Russian Helicopters, November 13, 2014 - Moscow - Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, a Russian Helicopters company, (part of State Corporation Rostec) has successfully completed quality management systems certification to the international standard EN 9100:2009, and has been added to the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) global database of aerospace industry suppliers.
The certificate was issued by Bureau Veritas Certification, the global leader in certification. The certificate testifies to the fact that all Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant’s quality management systems meet the international standard EN 9100:2009, and ensure that helicopters are designed and developed to meet consumer demand and requirements.
Following the successful conclusion of the certification process, Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant was included in the OASIS international digital database of aerospace industry suppliers. This opens up opportunities to cooperate in developing and producing helicopters built to globally recognised quality standards.
'Russian Helicopters places great emphasis on improving quality, and its quality management systems are being upgraded according to plan, in line with international standards for the aerospace and defence industries,' said Russian Helicopters Deputy CEO for Production Andrey Shibitov. 'The certificate received by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant is yet another crucial step that speaks to the significant improvement in overall quality management systems throughout the company.'
In October 2013, Russian Helicopters joined the European Aerospace Quality Group (EAQG), which is part of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). In August 2014, Russian Helicopters and United Aircraft Corporation signed a joint memorandum of mutual understanding in the field of development and support for the Industry Control Other Party (ICOP) scheme in Russia.
Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant is a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters. Its key areas of activity are experimental research and design, and the design, construction and testing of prototype helicopters. Since its founding, the Plant has created 12 basic models of helicopter, including the Mi-8/17, Mi-35M, Mi-26, Mi-28, Mi-38 and numerous modifications. Mi-helicopters are in operation in 110 countries worldwide and form the backbone of helicopter aviation in Russia, the CIS, as well as in countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
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 2013 its IFRS revenues increased 10% to RUB 138.3 billion. Deliveries reached 275 helicopters.
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