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  • Mi-38 sets new world altitude record


    The Mi-38 has set a new world altitude record for a helicopter in its class, reaching a height of over 28,000ft ...


  • Russia to start Mi-38 production in 2013 after PW127 engine supply resolved


    Russian Helicopters says it will begin production of the Mi-38 utility transport helicopter in 2013, after resolving...


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  • Mi-38 sets new world altitude record

    News | 27 Aug 2012 20:20 | Dave Majumdar

    The Mi-38 has set a new world altitude record for a helicopter in its class, reaching a height of over 28,000ft ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mi-38-sets-new-world-altitude-record-375811/
  • Russia to start Mi-38 production in 2013 after PW127 engine supply resolved

    News | 16 Dec 2010 11:00

    Russian Helicopters says it will begin production of the Mi-38 utility transport helicopter in 2013, after resolving engine supply issues with Pratt & Whitney Canada.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-to-start-Mi-38-production-in-2013-after-PW127-engine-supply-resolved-350905/
  • ILA in brief: business & general aviation

    News | 22 May 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG>Light show</STRONG></P> <P>Grob’s SPn light business jet made its first air show flight at ILA. The all-composite aircraft is on track for approval in mid-2007 and distributor ExecuJet plans to launch in North America later this year, where it is in “advanced discussions” with potential sales and service outlets.</P> <P><STRONG>‘Harmful’ spend</STRONG></P> <P>“Stovepipe” spending by European governments on their own research and technology (R&amp;T) projects is harming the region’s industry, says Tom Enders, president of European trade body ASD. The EADS co-chief executive says maintaining separate R&amp;T channels “permeates duplication, subtracts vital funds from key technology investments and deprives Europe of the benefits of innovation through healthy competition”.</P> <P><STRONG>Business opening</STRONG></P> <P>ExecuJet has opened the first fixed-base operation for business aircraft at Berlin’s Shonefeld airport. The facility is housed within the building of Bombahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-in-brief-business-general-aviation-206853/
  • Gaining altitude

    News | 21 Feb 2006 00:00

    A resurgent commercial helicopter market sees Eurocopter leading in revenue terms while privately- owned Robinson tops the table in delivery numbershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Gaining-altitude-204846/
  • Bulgaria cancels helicopter upgrade contract with Elbit Israeli manufacturer surprised at ministry’s decision following protest by Russia

    News | 22 Mar 2005 00:00

    <p>Israeli manufacturer surprised at ministry's decision following protest by Russia</p> <p>Bulgarian defence minister Nikolay Svinarov has formally terminated a controversial €57 million ($77 million) helicopter modernisation programme despite entering final contract negotiations only a month ago. </p> <p>The defence ministry had been negotiating with Israel's Elbit Systems over upgrades and airworthiness restoration for six Mil Mi-17 tactical transport helicopters and 12 Mil Mi-24D/V attack helicopters. </p> <p>The ministry attributed the cancellation to an "inability to fulfil the pre-set requirements for awarding the public procurement tender". </p> <p>Elbit Systems had been announced winner of the tender in December, proposing a package price and a 300% offset for upgrade, overhaul and airframe life extension. The second-ranked bidder was Israel Aircraft Industries' AI Lahav division, which submitted a bid worth €103 million and an offset package. Third was France's Sagem withhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bulgaria-cancels-helicopter-upgrade-contract-with-Elbit-Israeli-manufacturer-surprised-at-ministrys-decision-following-protest-by-Russia-195547/
  • EuroMil's Mi-38 collaboration makes first flight

    News | 06 Jan 2004 00:00

    <p>HOWARD GETHIN / MOSCOW</p> <p>EuroMil's Mi-38 medium utility helicopter made its first flight from Kazan Helicopters' airfield in central Russia on 22 December.</p> <p>Two Mil test pilots conducted the initial 6min flight, followed by a second flight the next day. The latter was witnessed by Russia's deputy prime minister Boris Alyeshin and Russia's Aviation and Space Agency general director Yuri Koptev.</p> <p>The Mi-38 can be used in a variety of roles, including offshore platform support, military medium lift, search and rescue, and medical evacuation. The passenger variant's cabin has 30 seats, a galley, a luggage compartment and a toilet. The transport variant will carry up to 6t of cargo inside the cabin or up to 8t underslung.</p> <p>The helicopter, Kazan's flagship project, is a collaborative programme also involving the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, Eurocopter and Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada, which supplies the twin 2,500hp (1,865kW) PW-127T/S engines. The helicopter hashttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EuroMils-Mi-38-collaboration-makes-first-flight-175847/