Russia delivered to China 52 upgraded helicopters Mi-171
Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant transferred the last four Mi-171E helicopters of the Chinese Poly Technologies under the goal contract 2012, the press service «Helicopters of Russia» reports on July 15.
It is finishing party within the contract with "Rosoboronexport" which assumed delivery of 48 air cars. Remained four were transferred within the additional contract.
New helicopters received VK-2500 engines of the increased capacity, the auxiliary SAFIR power plant and the modernized transmission. Also equipment equipped with additional fuel tanks, a search searchlight and landing seats.
Today China – one of the largest operators of helicopters of the Russian production. In particular air Mi-171E cars successfully use in country regions with a difficult relief and severe climatic conditions.
It is planned that «Helicopters of Russia» will present one more copy – Mi-171A2 – among new development within an exposition on the international aerospace salon in Farnborough which takes place in these days in Great Britain.