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Russia manufactures two Mi-171 helicopters for China

Russia manufactures two Mi-171 helicopters for China November 22, 2016

Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec) manufactured two multi-purpose Mil Mi-17i helicopters for China General Aviation Service Co Ltd, the holding.

The helicopters are equipped with auxiliary power unit SAFIR, designed to supply air to engine starters or environmental control systems, which allows transporting bulky cargo of up to 4 tonnes.

The contract for the supply of two vehicles with China General Aviation Service Co Ltd was signed in 2015.

The Mi-171A2 is an advanced medium multirole helicopter that combines operational history of the Mi-8/17 series with the latest technology in civilian use by Rostec. There are other Russian companies that produce Mi-171 for military use.

Russia manufactures two Mi-171 helicopters for China

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