Russian Helicopters To Display Ka-62 And Mi-171A2 Helis At India Aviation 2014

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Russian Helicopters To Display Ka-62 And Mi-171A2 Helis At India Aviation 2014
Mi-171A2 Photo Courtesy: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters will showcase its new developments including Ka-62 and Mi-171A2 helicopters at India Aviation 2014, held from 12-16 March 2014 in Hyderabad.

The new multirole Ka-62 helicopter is built to a single-rotor design with a multi-blade anti-torque rotor ducted into the tail fin, offering enhanced security for passengers and crew during take-off and landing. The Ka-62 is designed for passenger transport, offshore operations, transporting cargo internally or via an external sling, search-and-rescue operations, and evacuation missions. It can operate in a wide range of climatic conditions, over land or sea, day or night, in any weather.

The Mi-171A2 is an advanced medium multirole helicopter based on the Mi-8/17 series that is in operation across the world.It incorporates the latest technology and is kitted out with modern equipment that expands its operational range. Operators’ needs and experience from operating Mi-8/17 family helicopters across the world were taken into account in designing and manufacturing this model.

Russian Helicopters will also show their business partners series models of the Mi-8/17 and Ka-32A11BC multirole helicopters, renowned for their reliability and effectiveness. The coaxial medium multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter is designed for special search and rescue operations, building tall structures, complex fire-fighting missions, transporting cargo internally and on an external sling, logging, medevac missions, as well as for patrols and to support law enforcement operations. It is excellently suited to medevac and fire-fighting missions in large cities.

Russian-built helicopters have long been in great demand in India. At present, Rosoboronexport supplies India’s Air Force with the latest Mi-17V-5 military transport helicopter model made by Russian Helicopters under a 2012 contract.