Russian Helicopters is showcasing three civilian
aircraft at the Moscow Airshow (MAKS 2019) in Zhukovsky.
The medium-sized multi-purpose Ka-62, the first
serial Mi-38 helicopter, and a light-weight Ansat, whose VIP cabin
is designed in the Aurus brand style, will be presented at the
show for the first time.
The company will also exhibit a prototype of the VRT500 light single-engine helicopter
and the VRT300 unmanned aerial vehicle developed by
'VR-Technology' design bureau.
The Ka-62 medium-sized multi-purpose helicopter
will be part
of the static exposition and will also take part in the fly-by of
the entire line of the Russian Helicopters. A
distinctive feature of the helicopter is its single-rotor scheme
with a multi-blade anti-torque rotor in the annular channel of the
vertical tail fin.
The civilian Mi-38 helicopter featuring a 'VIP cabin' can take up to 11
passengers on board, while the basic passenger version can carry
up to 30 people. The flight range of the new helicopter is up to
"Mikhail Leontyevich Mil used to
say that our country was seemingly created especially for
helicopters. It is noteworthy that in the year of the 110th
anniversary of his birth, we present a novelty by the design
bureau that bears his name, that is, the first serial Mi-38
helicopter. Of equal importance to this event is our Kamov
premiere, Ka-62, which is being demonstrated at the air show for
the first time, including the flight program," said Andrey Boginsky, the Director General of the Russian Helicopters holding
company. "Our 'junior' design offices, that is, KVZ and
VR-Technology, do not fall behind either, they present at
MAKS-2019 new modifications of their serial machines and promising
projects that will shape the future of domestic rotorcraft
Both the flight program and the static expo will
practically the entire line of military and civilian rotorcraft by Russian Helicopters: the world's heaviest Mi-26T2V, transport
assault landing Mi-38T, medium-sized Mi-171A2 and Mi-17V-5, strike
support helicopters Mi-24P and Mi-35M, combat scout Ka-52
Alligator, the light helicopters Ansat and Ka-226T. The static
exposition will also feature the ship borne Ka-52K helicopter and
the export version of the "Night Hunter" Mi-28NE. Multipurpose
Ka-32A11BC helicopter will demonstrate airborne fire suppression.
The Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant, which is part of the
holding company, will present a mobile container-type service
center for the maintenance and repair of Mi-8/17 helicopters.
MAKS 2019 is taking place in Moscow from 27
August to 1 September 2019.
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