Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The first Russian high-speed helicopter It will be shown at the MAKS-2015

The first laboratory under the Russian program «Promising high-speed helicopter» (PSV) will be created and It will be shown at the MAKS-2015. The first laboratory is available on the basis of Mi-24 helicopter.

As reported, the Russian Federation will spend over 7 billion rubles on the creation of new high-speed helicopter.

According to the plans of the holding, PSV should occupy a niche commercial multipurpose helicopters owning a takeoff weight of 12 tons. The passenger version of the machine with a comfortable interior will allow to carry 21-24 passengers. In addition, the special will be developed version of the helicopter: patrol, search and rescue, honey. According to the views of representatives «Helicopters of Russia», the helicopter will be able to gradually change PSV Park Russian helicopters of MI-8/17.


Over 40 existing and prospective aircraft will be presented at the exposition of MAKS-2015, which will take place on August 25-30 in the Moscow region.

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