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Russia to showcase helicopter at Berlin air show

India TV News Desk [Updated: 11 Sep 2012, 22:09:19]
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russia to showcase helicopter at berlin air show
Moscow, Sep 11: Russian Helicopters company will display its newest addition to the famed Mi-8/17 family of military transport helicopters at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Germany Sep 11-16.




"The Mi-171A2 is the long-awaited latest model in the Mi-8/17 family - one of the most popular helicopters in the world," Roman Kirillov, a spokesman for Russian Helicopters, said Monday.

According to the official, the helicopter benefits from new engines and transmission, a new rotor system, a modernized integrated avionics suite, better technical and operational characteristics, a new operations and maintenance system.



The new aircraft will also have significantly reduced running cost per hour, he said.

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