Began assembling the first Russian Mi-28UB

Began assembling the first Russian Mi-28UB
Rostov enterprise «Rostvertol» started assembly of the first in Russia training and combat helicopter — Mi-28UB. This was said today ITAR-TASS CEO «Rostvertol» Boris Slusar.
«Docked cockpit with housing — the fuselage, first flight Rostov standard assembly passes the tests this year,» — he said.

Training helicopters factory makes to order the Defense Ministry. According to the director, the technique needed in dire need of a car flying schools for training young pilots who need to practice flying. «This is a combat helicopter gunship does all the functions, but in addition it is possible to teach graduates of military flight school,» — said Slusar.

As told ITAR-TASS marketing service plant, Mi-28UB training created on the basis of an attack helicopter Mi-28N, which for their ability to get the title «Night Hunter». Designed machine Capital Mil Helicopter Plant, which is also the creator of «Night of the hunter.»

The main difference between the new helicopter is that it has dual controls (on a school vehicle).

In an interview with Trend. ITAR-TASS Slyusar noted that in 2012 «Rostvertol» fulfilled all obligations to customers, especially in the midst of which is the Defense Ministry. «The amount of growth of production in 2013 compared with 2012 will grow by 15-17 per cent., In 2012 the rate of growth in comparison with 2011 was 50 percent. Exports account for 15-20 percent. the total volume of production «- summed up the general director. He added that negotiations on the conclusion of an agreement with one of the states on the delivery languid transport helicopter Mi-26T2.

Currently, the plant for the year can release up to 10 helicopters Mi-28N modification («Night Hunter»), Rostov vertoletostroiteli expect to bring this modification, creation of up to 20 cars per year.
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