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Russia and Canada Become Partners

Russia and Canada Become Partners November 18, 2019

Russian Helicopters selected Pratt & Whitney's PW207V gas-turbine engines to power its VRT500 light helicopters at the Dubai Airshow. The PW207V from the PW200 engine family has been modernized for light helicopters; the engine has a maximum capacity of 700 HP.

“Russian Helicopters have a successful experience of cooperation with Pratt & Whitney Canada and I am sure that VRT500 project shall strengthen the partnership between the companies,” noted Andrey Boginsky, Director General of Russian Helicopters Holding Company.

The single-engine VRT500 has a take-off weight of 1,650 kg. The platform, which can accommodate up to five people, is equipped with an avionics suite. Due to the embodied design solutions, this helicopter will be capable of reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h, have a flight range of up to 860 km.

Russia and Canada Become Partners

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