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Russian Helicopters to present its products at Singapore Airshow

ANI  |  Moscow [Russia] 

As part of the international event, Airshow 2018, which will take place in from February 6 to February 11, will present the latest civilian and military helicopters and conduct negotiations with the potential customers.

At the holding company's stand, participants and visitors of the exhibition will be able to see the models of the newest (its search and rescue configuration), the light multipurpose Ansat and the Alligator reconnaissance and combat

"We see a rapid increase in the demand in the region. During the last five years, we supplied over 250 machines. Overall, now there are over 1,200 helicopters in the region which were made in During Airshow, we plan a large-scale program with traditional partners and potential customers. In late December we signed an agreement on cooperation with the Singaporean company which will allow us to make additional efforts to promote and attract investments in countries," emphasized of Russian Helicopters,

It is expected that potential customers will pay special attention to the Ansat helicopter which was successfully tested in in late 2017.

Having performed the flight program in extreme climatic conditions, the helicopter proved its usability at ambient temperatures of up to +50°C.

Ansat is a light multipurpose twin-engine helicopter, serial production of which is deployed at

In May 2015, the modification of the helicopter with a medical module was certified and it complies with all international standards.

According to the helicopter certificate, its design allows converting it into a cargo version or into a passenger rotorcraft that can lift up to seven people.

There are over 80 modifications in the design as compared to the baseline ?i-171? model.

The helicopter is equipped with the VK-2500PS-03 certified engines (a civilian version of engines installed on combat helicopters) with the digital control system.

A new rotor system is one of the main distinguishing features of the helicopter compared to Mi-8/ helicopters.

The helicopter has a more effective X-type antitorque rotor and a new main rotor with all-composite blades with the improved airfoil shape.

Serial production of the Alligator reconnaissance and combat helicopter for the of the Russian Federation started in 2007.

It is designed to destroy tanks, armored and non-armored ground targets, enemy troops, helicopters and other aircraft both on the front line and in tactical reserves, in any weather conditions and at any time of day and night, as well as for tackling other tasks.

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First Published: Tue, February 06 2018. 23:14 IST