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Russian Helicopters wins MAKS 2013 Golden Wings award for best premiere

Moscow  – Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec has won the Golden Wings best debut award at the MAKS 2013 International Aviation and Space Salon for its presentation of the Ka-62 and Mi-38.

The Golden Wings competition is run by the MAKS 2013 organizers to celebrate the latest developments in aviation technology as well as outstanding business and marketing efforts by MAKS 2013 participants.

Russian Helicopters this year presented a whole range of new models, including the latest medium Ka-62 and the multirole Mi-38. These helicopters are the most eagerly anticipated new models from the Russian helicopter-building industry, and were nominated as a promising new product.

During the MAKS 2013 Golden Wings awards ceremony, Russian Helicopters received a prize and diploma signed by Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov, who also chairs the MAKS 2013 Organizing Committee.

The Ka-62 is the first Russian helicopter created in close collaboration with international partners. Russian Helicopters demonstrated the prototype of the helicopter for the first time at MAKS 2013, and also signed a contract to supply five Ka-62 to Columbia’s Vertical de Aviacion.

The Mi-38 is a new multirole transport and passenger helicopter. In 2012 the second prototype of the Mi-38 set five new world records, which were officially registered by the World Air Sports Federation (FAI) in March 2013. At MAKS 2013 the Mi-38 participated in flight displays and also formed part of the Russian Helicopters static display.



Russian Helicopters, JSC is a subsidiary of UIC Oboronprom, which in turn is a part of State Corporation Rostec. It is one of the global leaders in helicopter production and the only helicopter design and production powerhouse in Russia. Russian Helicopters is headquartered in Moscow. The company comprises five helicopter production facilities, two design bureaus, a spare parts production and repair facility, as well as an aftersale service branch responsible for maintenance and repair in Russia and all over the world. Its helicopters are popular among Russian ministries and state authorities (Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Emergency Control Ministry), operators (Gazpromavia, UTair), major Russian corporations. Over 8000 helicopters of Soviet/Russian make are operated in 110 countries worldwide. Traditionally the demand is highest in the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Russia, and CIS countries. Russian Helicopters was established in 2007. In 2012 its IFRS revenues increased 21% to RUB 125,7billion. Deliveries reached 290 helicopters.

UIC Oboronprom, JSC is a multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. It is a part of Russian Technologies State Corporation. Its main tasks include: helicopter engineering (Russian Helicopters, JSC) and engine-building (United Engine Industry Corporation managing company).

Rostekhnologii State Corporation (Rostec) is a Russian corporation established in 2007 in order to facilitate the development, manufacturing and export of high-technology industrial products of military and civil purposes. Today it comprises over 663 companies, which form 8 military-industrial and 5 civil industry holdings. Rostec’s subsidiaries are located in 60 regions of Russia and supply their products to over 70 countries worldwide. In 2012 revenues of the Corporation amounted to RUB 931 billion, net profits were RUB 38.5 billion and total taxation exceeded RUB 109 billion.
 

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