Service Center for Mi-17V-5 Helicopters Created in India
Service center for maintenance of multipurpose helicopters Mi-17V-5 supplied by Russia to India, is created in Chandigarh in Northern India, 16 repairs lines are planned to be created, CEO of the holding company “Russian Helicopters” (part of “Rostec”) Alexander Mikheyev told RIA Novosti on Thursday at the air show Aero India – 2015 in Bangalore, India.
“To service the Mi-17V-5 in the city of Chandigarh we create a modern service center. It will be equipped with the repair line for VK-2500 engines, as well as organized 16 repair lines for instrumentation and the support system of the helicopter,” Mikheyev said.
The head of the holding company said that after the completion of works, the overhaul of Mi-17V-5will be almost entirely carried out at the Indian plant in Chandigarh, which will reduce the cost of services.