Today at the marine airbase aviation Pacific fleet "Nikolaevka" in the Primorsky Territory arrived immediately six updated ship transport and combat helicopters Ka-29, which underwent a planned average repair at OJSC "Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise",says release.
It is reported that "helicopters were delivered to Knevichi airport by Il-76 military transport aircraft, after which they were received by crews, completed the final assembly and conducted test flights."
The flight to the permanent location of the Ka-29 was carried out accompanied by the An-26 aircraft and the naval aviation of the Pacific Fleet Mi-8 helicopter. In the near future, the crews on the updated aircraft will begin to work out tasks for their intended purpose.
Help of the press service: “Ka-29 - naval transport and combat helicopter, the further development of the Ka-27 helicopter. Designed by OKB. NI Kamov at the beginning of the 1980-ies and is intended for landing marine units with their fire support, transporting various cargoes from ships. ”