Ansat and Mi-171A2 to be presented in Malaysia

Ansat and Mi-171A2
Russian Helicopters Ansat and Mi-171A2

On December 3rd, Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will demonstrate its Ansat and Mi-171A2 aircraft in Malaysia. Two Russian civilian helicopters will be presented for the first time in Kuala Lumpur within the unique demonstration tour across Southeast Asia.

Ansat and Mi-171A2 helicopters painted with colours of Asian states’ national flags will conduct demo flights above the Sepang F1 International Circuit. After that, potential customers will be able to look at the aircraft and ask pilots, engineers and representatives of the holding company about everything they are interested in. Following the demo tour, CEO of Russian Helicopters Andrey Boginsky will take part in the press conference, and Russian Helicopters’ specialists will make presentations of Ansat and Mi-171A2 aircraft for all Malaysian operators of helicopters.

Russian Helicopters started its demonstration tour across Southeast Asia after the Airshow China 2018 aerospace exhibition in China. Two helicopters embarked on the tour from Zhuhai on November 12th. As of now, the total distance covered by the aircraft has exceeded 4.5 thousand kilometres.

Moving along the demo tour route, on November 16th the helicopters made a stop in Hanoi (Vietnam), on November 20th – in Phnom Penh (Cambodia), and on November 26th – at the U‑Tapao airfield near Bangkok (Thailand). Kuala Lumpur will be the final point within the demonstration tour across Southeast Asia.

Ansat is a light two-engine multi-purpose helicopter that may be used for cargo and passenger transportation, observations, search and rescue operations, fire-fighting work, and medical and evacuation tasks. It has the largest cockpit for this type of helicopters, and its cabin allows easy and quick transformation depending on a particular configuration. Ansat has been certified for operation in hot climate.

Mi-171A2 is a medium multi-purpose helicopter combining the unique experience of Mi-8/17 type aircraft operation and the holding company’s most advanced developments. It may be efficiently and safely operated during the day and night, in highlands, at low and high temperatures, at increased humidity and above water surface.

JSC “Russian Helicopters”, part of Rostec State Corporation, is a leading player in the global helicopter industry, the sole Russian designer and manufacturer of helicopters. The Holding Company was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Moscow. We operate five helicopter assembly plants, two design bureaus, component production and maintenance enterprises, aircraft repair plants and one helicopter service company providing after-sales support in Russia and abroad. The customers of the Holding Company are the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Home Affairs, EMERCOM of Russia, and other state customers, Gazpromavia, UTair Aviation company, large Russian and foreign companies.

Rostec State Corporation is a Russian corporation that was established in 2007 to facilitate the development, production and export of high-tech industrial products designed for civilian and military applications. The Corporation comprises over 700 organizations that are currently part of eleven holding companies operating in the military-industrial complex and four holding companies working in civilian industry, as well as over 80 directly managed organizations. Rostec’s portfolio includes well-known brands such as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, Russian Helicopters, UralVagonZavod, etc. Rostec companies are located in 60 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and supply products to the markets of more than 100 countries. In 2017 the consolidated revenue of Rostec reached 1 trillion 589 billion rubles, while the consolidated net income and EBITDA amounted to 121 and 305 billion rubles respectively. In 2017, the average salary in the Corporation was 46 thousand rubles. According to Rostec’s strategy, the main objective of the Corporation is to ensure that Russia has a technological advantage in highly competitive global markets. Rostec’s key objectives include the introduction of a new techno-economic paradigm and digitalisation of Russian economy.


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