"Rostvertol" comes to holding "Helicopters of Russia" — the most profitable asset of the company "Russian Technologies". The company — the third in the world in terms of manufactured helicopters. Now its portfolio in 1500 headed for rotary-wing aircraft (the so-called old-designers of their helicopters).
"Rostvertol" since the late 40's. They say when the plant was creating aircraft of WOOD! Ok, that over time they retrained. Military creepy would fly on wood.
First, I have shown that the assembly hall of the Mi-26. It can be lowered to 20 tons of cargo. Amerikosy make analog, but it can withstand 1.5 times less.
Have this shop? No, the cab. It's just more resembles a hangar. It can fit a regular helicopter, for example, a three-ton Ka-226. Well, either the truck "KamAZ". The frame helicopter can pick up the whole tank.
At one point, the Mi-26 was carrying TU-134 — not an easy burden.
But he rescues from the failure of the destroyed south american helicopter "Chinook". Do not play the fool, America.
To work to approach that of bulk, you need the real system "forest". The height of the helicopter — more than 8 meters, which is comparable to the three-story house.
According to this picture simply appreciate the huge size of the Mi-26. By the way, this year they want to start production of the model with a reduced crew (two people instead of 5), advanced avionics and infrared vision. 15 helicopters already ordered in India. Our Ministry of Defence for the occasion and also awakened an interest in the latest modification.
And there are going to attack helicopter Mi-28. NATO troops from his fright dubbed the "Devastator". Intended machine for the destruction of tanks in strict criteria bloodbath.
At such technology can do "loop the loop" or "barrel" (when machine turns sharply to 360 °). I would not wish to be in place of the wayward tanker, which comes across in the case of the mist on the Mi-28N, no wonder it is the second name — "Night Hunter".
Armor plates on the car windshield kept getting a 12.7-mm armor-piercing rounds, high-explosive 20mm shells, and even fragments of guided missiles.
Staring at the factory for quality, which, by the way, it is recognized in the world. But here in 2007, Mi-26TS aircraft certified plainclothes China — long they deliberated. Probably began to reason how much time will be spent on copying.
Young people willingly goes on plant. At lunch here arrange real South American basketball. Local Michael Jordan did not give me any chances — I'm not defeated with a score of 15:8.
But in tennis to win one set.
After kasha with 3 kinds of meat I have shown the assembly "Crocodile" Mi-24. In the initial modifications it was the first Russian and the second in the world battle helicopter Specialty (we jump on the South American AH-1 "Cobra").
A turntable is for export, with the logo of "Rosoboronexport". Our cars were purchased in 2011 in Peru — Mi-35P, Myanmar — E-24P, Azerbaijan — E-35M.
Plant not only collects helicopters, and conducts sales service. At the moment the car's upgrade Siberian Airlines' SKOL. " Well, I hope they bring it in the usual form, though, in my opinion, it's easier to buy new.
Perfectly straight from the tin combat helicopters will soon go on the defense of the motherland. In 2011, "Rostvertol" 100% fulfilled the state defense order. Our troops are replenished with new Mi-28N, Mi-35, Mi-26.
At the end of the tour I even showed how to fly here such handsome. Dali feel to discover the power of Russian art. Machine animal. In the end, me and in fact blown off!