Russian Helicopters Demonstrates Fire-Fighting Helicopter in Amsterdam
Russian Helicopters is participating in the Helitech International exposition which opened in Amsterdam on October 14. The company is showcasing its Ka-32A11BC fire-fighting helicopter.
“The multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter is the recognized leader in its class. This model has a broad range of potential applications as compared with other multirole helicopters. The fire-fighting version of the Ka-32A11BC was awarded the highest rating by specialists in recognition of its effectiveness. The helicopter is designed for saving people’s lives and fighting fires in skyscrapers. Its coaxial design gives the Ka-32A11BC the advantage in precision hovering and maneuverability, which are important features in performing complex fire-fighting operations, such as using water cannon to fight fires. The helicopter can operate for long periods in difficult, smoky and dusty conditions,” the press service reported.
Helitech International is Europe’s largest helicopter exhibition. It brings together the leading suppliers, producers, operators, purchasers and engineers in the aviation industry.