Mi-38 set a record for the 14th World Cup Helicopter Championships

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  1. bhramos

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    27.08.2012 / Moscow

    Russian helicopter holding "Helicopters of Russia", a subsidiary of "OPK" Oboronprom ", one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of helicopters, including some of the most iconic, innovative and widely exploited models, is proud to announce that a new world record is set at 14 th World Cup Helicopter Championships International Aeronautical Federation (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI)).

    One of the newest Russian developments, new passenger transport helicopter Mi-38 overcame the height of 8600 meters and set a new world altitude record in the class E-1h; category FAI helicopter take-off mass of 10 000 to 20 000 kg.

    Record set of test pilots "Moscow Helicopter Plant. Mil ", which is a holding company" Helicopters of Russia "by Vladimir Kutanin (crew commander), Salavat Sadriyev (co-pilot), Oleg Repitilo (co-investigator), Igor Klevantsev (lead engineer for flight tests BC).

    Previous record height of 8500 meters was obtained in flight tests as Russian pilots. The current record was officially registered and will go down in the history of world aviation.

    Multipurpose helicopter Mi-38 can be used for the transport of goods and passengers, including VIP, used as a search and rescue helicopter and flying hospital, for flights over water. Thanks to the technical solutions used Mi-38 helicopter is superior to other class cargo capacity, passenger capacity and the majority of performance. Mass production is scheduled for 2015. It is assumed that, depending on the customer on the Mi-38 can be mounted Russian TV7-117V engines manufactured by JSC "Klimov" or PW127/TS company Pratt & Whitney Canada.

    The Mi-38 is equipped with an emergency splashdown. Operate the Mi-38 plan at any time of day, in different weather and climate conditions in the temperature range from -50 to +60 ° C. The helicopter is set to the latest avionics. Russian compliance with AP-29, the European JAR-29 and U.S. FAR-29, by the design of high reliability and security, great resources, support for the operation as, high comfort for the crew and passengers made Mi-38 helicopter is very promising for the Russian and world markets.

    The 14th FIFA World Helicopter Championships took place from 22 to 26 August at the airport Drakino in Serpukhov, Moscow region. The competition was attended by athletes from 11 countries, including crews from Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, China, Poland, Ukraine, France, Switzerland and Russia. Guests and audience Championships were about 7000 people. Russian helicopter holding "Russian Helicopters" acted as the general partner of the Championship. At the end of the Championship, took first place in Russia, the second - the United Kingdom, the third is received in Germany.

    Holding "Helicopters of Russia" continues the tradition of the national helicopter, developing new models of helicopters, ready to set records. Holding also supports the development and popularization of the helicopter sport in Russia, which can unlock the potential of helicopter pilots and strengthen the image of Russian-made helicopters in the world market.

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