Mil Mi-38

December 19, 2013 - 2:35pm

Russian Helicopters announced that the third prototype of the Mi-38 heavy twin, and the first fitted with Klimov TV7-117V engines, made its maiden flight on November 29 at the Mil Moscow helicopter plant. The helicopter’s new Fadec-controlled turboshaft engine outputs 2,800 shp at takeoff and up to 3,750 shp in “emergency power.”

February 15, 2012 - 1:00am
Russian Helicopters Mi-34C1

Russian Helicopters is here at the Singapore Airshow (Booth No. U87) promoting its Mi-34C1 light helicopter, along with other models in its stable. Flight testing is under way and production is scheduled to start this year. The company expects to see strong interest in the type for missions such as pilot training, police and power line surveillance work.

August 29, 2011 - 4:45am
The Russian-powered version of the Mi-38 (left) made its debut at the Moscow

The first example of the Mi-382 helicopter (S/N 38011) made its debut in the static display at the Moscow Air Show (MAKS 2011). This version of the Mi-38 differs from the baseline model in having two 3,750-shp Klimov TV7-117V powerplants, instead of Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC 127/5 turboshafts.

May 19, 2008 - 7:12am

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Helicopters of Russia last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Moscow to produce the PW127TS engine for Russia’s new generation, twin-engine Mi-38 helicopter.

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.

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.

January 9, 2008 - 6:24am

Remember that day in early spring when suddenly it seemed as if every flower that could bloom actually did, unnoticed and overnight? That’s what happened at the end of the year, when some long-somnolent vertical-lift programs suddenly sprang to life. Most notable was the Bell/Agusta BA609 civil tiltrotor, which underwent its first power-on engine runups at its Arlington, Texas test base early last month.

 
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