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Russian Helicopters lands first export order for Mi-171A2

Russian Helicopters has signed a contract with India’s Vectra Group to deliver a single Mil Mi-171A2 medium utility rotorcraft. This first export contract for the type was signed at Dubai Air Show in November. The helicopter is to be delivered in 2018. The contract also includes an option to purchase one more Mi-171A2. Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky expressed hope that success...

Russian Ka-226T helicopters can be assembled in India for third countries

Russia’s Kamov Ka-226T helicopters assembled in India may be supplied to third countries after Russia fulfils the basic contract for the delivery of 200 such rotocraft to that country, Rostec Corporation Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Viktor Kladov told TASS on Monday. "Now a joint venture has been set up to implement the project of the Ka-226T production...

FL Technics launches new line station at Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA) in Moscow

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced opening a brand new line maintenance station at Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA) in Moscow, Russia. The newly established line station will be capable of handling A320FAM and B737NG aircraft types registered in Europe, Bermuda and Aruba as well as many other locations across the...

Russia offers United Arab Emirates to joint production MC-21 aircraft

Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are planning to jointly develop a civil aircraft based on Russia's MC-21 jetliner, according to Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov. This reported by RT. "They [the UAE] want to create a large transport aircraft together with us, as well as a passenger jet on the basis of the MC-21 400. They have many wishes," Chemezov told journalists on the...

MC-21-300 aircraft undergoes further flight tests in Zhukovsky

On November 2, 2017, the MC-21-300 test aircraft performed the first flight from the airfield of Flight Research Institute n.a. M.M. Gromov (Zhukovsky city, Moscow region). The flight lasted more than three hours. The characteristics of stability and controllability were assessed at the altitudes varying from 6,000 to 12,000 meters. All aircraft systems operated normally. Flight tests of MC-21-...

Russian Helicopters plans to sign first contract on export of Mi-171A2 helicopters by end of year

Russian Helicopters, a leader of the global helicopter industry, said on Monday it plans to sign the first contract for exports of advanced multirole Mi-171A2 helicopters by the end of the year. This reported by TASS. According to the company’s press service, these plans were revealed by Director General Andrei Boginsky at the Russia-Mexico Trade and Industry Dialogue forum. "The...

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 16.8% in 9M 20

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for September and the first nine months of 2017. January–September 2017 Operating Highlights In the first nine months of 2017, Aeroflot Group carried 38.3 million passengers, up 16.8%...

Russian Helicopters plans to build a prototype for a 1.5-ton tiltrotor aircraft by 2019

Specialists of VR-Technologies, the innovation design office of Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) plans to build a prototype for the first electric tiltrotor aircraft in Russia with a takeoff weight of up 1.5 tons. The VRT30 unmanned tiltrotor aircraft which will be the basis for developing the 1.5-tonn machine was presented at the XIX World Fe...

Irkut will produce for testing two more MC-21 in 2018

The Irkut Corporation will produce two more MC-21 in 2018 to join the flight tests, there will be four in total, the Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said. This reported by RNS agency. "We expect that in just the next year the third and fourth flight models will be produced that will join the flight tests in order to speed up the certification process", mini...

German Haitec and SuperJet International sign agreement for maintenance support on the SSJ100

HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance Gmbh (HTC) and SuperJet International (SJI) signed a Service Agreement for first-class line and base maintenance on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. This new cooperation follows HAITEC’s achievement of the EASA Part.145 approval for line and base maintenance on the SSJ100 regional jet from the German Federal Aviation Authority LBA (Luftfahrt-Bund...

Mikhail Vasilenko topped the rating of top-managers of transport companies

Managers of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport took leading positions in the 18-th annual TOP-1000 Russian Managers rating compiled by the Association of Russian Managers and the Kommersant Publishing House. The General Director of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport topped the rating of top-managers of transport companies. Anna Zakharenkova, the Director of Public Relations Department of J...

Russia exported the first Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" modern attack helicopter with newest defense system

The Russian Helicopters company exported the first Mi-28NE "Night Hunter" modern attack helicopter with an onboard defense system (ODS) protecting it from guided anti-aircraft missiles with infrared homing heads, the company's CEO Andrey Boginsky said Wednesday. "The delivery of the export batch of Night Hunters is an extremely significant event for&n...