First Export Deliveries of Upgraded Heavy Mi-26T2 to Begin in 2015


“Rostvertol” (part of the holding “Russian Helicopters”) in 2015 starts export deliveries of deeply modernized heavy transport helicopter in Mi-26T2 modification, a source in the military-industrial complex reported to “Interfax-AVN”.

“Rostvertol” will deliver to foreign customer in the first quarter of 2015 the first of the ordered batch of Mi-26T2,” a spokesman said.

According to him, the entire batch of Mi-26T2 will be delivered to foreign customer before the end of March 2016.

The interviewee noted that in 2015 “Rostvertol” will produce at the same time Mi-26 in different versions for the Russian Air Force and foreign customers. In particular, for China we build helicopters of Mi-26TC version. In total in 2015 it will be released about 7-8 Mi-26 in various versions, the spokesman said.


Posted on December 31, 2014, in Aviation Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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