Russian Helicopters Plan to Produce More than 200 Copters in 2018

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Holding “Russian Helicopters” plans to produce more than 200 rotorcraft in 2018 for domestic and foreign customers.

This was announced on Friday by the general director of the holding Andrey Boginsky, TASS reports.

“In total, more than 200. In general, for military products for foreign and Russian customers – more than 80. There are serious plans to increase the civilian component,” he said.

Boginsky added that the holding is actively working with Rosaviatsia. There is a plan for joint work on the validation of certificates of certain rotorcraft in different countries.

“Also, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Transport under the medical evacuation program help. We have to deliver 31 helicopters this year,” he added.