Wednesday, February 28, 2024

In Russia Ended Flight Test of Mi-8AMTSh-VA Helicopter for Arctic Duty

In Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant “Helicopters of Russia” resolved flights under the control of the first flight test Mi-8AMTSh-VA for Arctic duty, reported military-informant.com.

The helicopter is based on the latest modification of the Mi-8AMTSh-V military transport helicopter which is fitted with the new Klimov-made VK-2500-03 turboshaft engines, a more powerful TA-14 auxiliary power unit and an upgraded avionics suite.

In November, the first Mi-8AMTSh-VA will be delivered to the customer. Deliveries of these helicopters under the state defense order will begin in 2016.

- ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW -

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

TRENDING NOW

Russians test captured Bradley fighting vehicle

Russian military forces have conducted weapons testing on a captured Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) obtained in Ukraine. The testing aimed to identify vulnerabilities and...