Russia’s Defense Ministry Received Modernized Mi-8AMTSh

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Holding “Helicopters of Russia” sent the first batch of four modernized Mi-8AMTSh to the Russian Defense Ministry, the press service of the holding reported.

Long-term government contract to supply modernized Mi-8AMTSh was signed in Ulan-Ude in August 2013 and provides for the delivery of unique machines – the first production batch with improved resource performance including significant savings on maintenance during the life cycle of the helicopter.

Mi-8AMTSh passed to the Defense Ministry obtains a larger capacity engines VK-2500 with an upgraded (reinforced) transmission that provide objective control of exploratory work, and make the use of the helicopter in the highlands and hot climates more efficient.

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Posted on September 1, 2014, in Aviation Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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