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BP began certification process in China Mi-171

Holding "Helicopters of Russia" began the process of certification in China of the Mi-171 helicopter, equipped with VK-2500-03 engines, reports Interfax-AVN message of the press service of the company.

BP began certification process in China Mi-171

“The corresponding application has been sent to aviation authorities of the People's Republic of China, ”the press service told the agency.

The company noted that “the need to recognize in the PRC a certificate such as a Mi-171 helicopter, equipped with advanced VK-2500-03 engines, is caused by high interest from Chinese customers.”

The use of VK-2500-03 engines on Mi-171 helicopters is especially important for work with the use of external suspension in high altitude and hot climates. The recognition by the Civil Aviation Administration of the People's Republic of China of a certificate such as a Mi-171 helicopter with a new engine will allow us to increase competitiveness in the Chinese market,
said earlier the head of the association Andrei Boginsky.

“The VK-2500-03 engine through the use of heat-resistant materials and design improvements provides greater power in all flight modes and altitudes. The introduction of the digital system of automatic control and monitoring of the BARK-78 engine allows to increase the accuracy of engine control, strengthen the control of operation in all modes, and also simplifies its operation, ”explained the company.

The press service said that “the helicopters of the middle class produced by the enterprises of the holding company“ Helicopters of Russia ”have been supplied to China for many years, they have proven themselves in the performance of search and rescue in the course of emergency response and fire fighting.”

To date, about 200 helicopters of the type Mi-171 manufactured by the Ulan-Ude aviation plant have been delivered to China.
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  1. Herculesic
    Herculesic 14 September 2017 14: 06
    The engine on it, I understand Klimovsky there? ?? hi
    1. Topotun
      Topotun 14 September 2017 14: 11
      They wrote VK-2500-03, which means Klimovsky. Beautiful machine ...
  2. Stirbjorn
    Stirbjorn 14 September 2017 14: 27
    Well, at least our engines are on them, but the fact that the Ansats, that the Ka-226, that the Ka-62 are all French