Mil Mi-2

January 8, 2014 - 8:05am
Mil Mi-28N

In an end-of-year statement, Russian Helicopters confirmed that the Mil Mi-28N Night Hunter attack helicopter has finally been accepted into service. The company also listed deliveries for 2013.

February 8, 2013 - 10:40am

Rosoboronexport reported a new Indian order for 12 Mil Mi-17V5 helicopters at the Aero India show this week amid hopes that some 200 of them could eventually be sold to India. To date, Russian Helicopters has delivered 36 of the 80 machines that were ordered in 2008 in a deal worth more than $1.3 billion. Deliveries to the Indian Air Force commenced in 2011. The latest order comprises three in VIP transport configuration, and nine for the Indian Coast Guard.

July 5, 2012 - 12:50am

Helicopter Service Company (HSC), a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, has signed an agreement with operator PANH Helicopters. PANH has its own technical support service for Mi-2s, Mi-8s, Mi-26s and Ka-32s in Russia, as well as maintenance stations in Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. It will share information with HSC about the utilization of its own helicopters and those of its technical support clients. In return, HSC is giving priority to PANH for spare parts, at a fixed price. Separately, HSC has opened a 24-hour call center for operators of Russian helicopters.

July 5, 2012 - 12:50am

Helicopter Service Company (HSC), a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters, has signed an agreement with operator PANH Helicopters. PANH has its own technical support service for Mi-2s, Mi-8s, Mi-26s and Ka-32s in Russia, as well as maintenance stations in Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. It will share information with HSC about the utilization of its own helicopters and those of its technical support clients. In return, HSC is giving priority to PANH for spare parts, at a fixed price. Separately, HSC has opened a 24-hour call center for operators of Russian helicopters.

September 2, 2011 - 9:25am
The upgraded Mi-26T2 was displayed at the recent Moscow Air Show  (Photo: Vla

The Mil Mi-26T2 upgrade made its debut at the Moscow Air Show (MAKS 2011), demonstrating its higher power-weight ratio and better handing characteristics in the flight display.

December 28, 2010 - 7:49am

In November Russian Helicopters delivered a Mi-26TC heavy twin, manufactured by Rostvertol, to Hong-Kong-based import firm Lectern Aviation Supplies. The aircraft, expected to be used for firefighting, is the third Mi-26TC sold by Rostvertol in China; a contract for another is under negotiation, Russian Helicopters said.

February 11, 2008 - 10:24am

Newfound buying power courtesy of Russian government loans has given Indonesia’s military reason to anticipate a significant upgrade in fighting capability.

February 8, 2008 - 6:10am

Having found some success with military orders for the Mi-28N and Mi-8/17, Moscow-based Mil is seeking to expand its offerings and attract some interest from the business aviation market.

November 13, 2007 - 5:03am

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent Middle East tour triggered the signing of a $25 million contract to supply six Kamov Ka-226 light helicopters to Jordan over the next two years. The deal is a breakthrough for Russian helicopter manufacturers as Jordan previously bought only Western-built rotorcraft.

September 13, 2006 - 11:37am

Russian manufacturer Rostvertol is establishing a joint venture with Lectern Aviation Supplies in Hong Kong to promote its Mi-26T heavy-lifter in the People’s Republic of China.

Western OEMs so far have not targeted the Chinese heavy-lift helicopter market sector. Rostvertol says it has already made several presentations in China and representatives have also visited its plant in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

 
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