Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Poland completes overhaul of Senegal’s Mi-24 attack helicopter

Polish company Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A. (Military Aviation Works No. 1) has confirmed that conducts maintenance, repair, overhaul Mi-24 attack helicopters for Senegalese Air Defence.

Last week WZL-1 had an honour to host a visit of Senegalese Delegation. We are happy to inform that the general overhaul of a first Mi-24 helicopter for Senegal is finished.

The acceptance flight was performed on 12th of January 2017, with a participation of Senegalese pilot. General of Senegalese Air Defence – Birame Diop was observing the test flight from the helipad.


WZL-1 is one of the leading aviation companies in Europe. The company established its position on local, national and foreign market thanks to untypical activity which generally covers:

• overhaul, maintenance and modernization of the following helicopters:  Mi-8, Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, W-3 Sokół and SH-2G Kaman;
• general overhaul of SO-3/W aviation engines and TW3-117 (III s, M, MT, W) family engines.

Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A.
Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A.
Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A.
Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 1 S.A.


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