Records in 2012, set on the second prototype (OP-2) of the Mi-38, officially entered in the register of World Records of the International Aeronautical Federation (Federation Aeronautique Internationale, FAI). Officially recognized and supported by all five world records set in 2012 at the Mi-38 OP-2.
August 26, 2012 during the 14th World Championship of helicopter sports competition team of "Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant. ML Mile "(part of the holding company" Helicopters of Russia ") has established three world records at once on the Mi-38 OP-2 in the class E-1h (category FAI) for helicopter take-off mass of 10 000 to 20 000 kg.
Following this, 10 September 2012 at the flight test facility of JSC "Moscow Helicopter Plant. ML Mile "were set two world records:
World records set at the new multi-purpose passenger transport helicopter Mi-38, demonstrate high performance characteristics, margin of safety and reliability of the helicopter. Mi-38 — the new generation helicopter. It can be operated at any time in any weather and climate conditions, at temperatures ranging from -50 to +60 ° C. The helicopter is fitted new avionics. To high competitive advantages of the Mi-38 can be attributed compliance with Russian standards AP-29, European JAR-29 and U.S. FAR-29, as well as incorporated into the design of high reliability and security, greater resources, comfort for the crew and passengers and ensure the operation of the helicopter " as ".
JSC "Helicopters of Russia"— A subsidiary of OPK "Oboronprom" (part of the State Corporation Rostekhnadzor), one of the world's leading helicopter industry, the only developer and manufacturer of helicopters in Russia. Holding was formed in 2007. The head office is located in Moscow. The holding comprises five helicopter plants, two design bureaus, as well as manufacturers and service components and service company that provides after-sales support in Russia and abroad. Buyers of the holding's products — the Russian Defense Ministry, the Interior Ministry of Russia, Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, the airline "Gazprom avia" and «UTair», major Russian and foreign companies. In 2011, the proceeds of "Helicopters of Russia" under IFRS grew by 27.8% and amounted to 103.9 billion rubles, while the volume of shipments reached 262 cars.
OJSC "Moscow Helicopter Plant. ML Mile "— A subsidiary of JSC "Helicopters of Russia". The main activities of the plant are: experimental design and scientific research, design, construction and testing of prototypes helicopters. Since the founding of the factory are 12 basic models of helicopters, including Mi-8/17, Mi-35, Mi-26, Mi-28, Mi-38, and their numerous modifications. Today helicopter "Mi" brand operated in 110 countries around the world and are the basis of helicopter aviation in Russia, CIS and several countries in Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.