November 25, 2012 began ground testing completed construction on "Rostvertol" (Rostov-on-Don) of another new heavy transport helicopter Mi-26 (serial number 32-03, serial number 34001212633) for the Ministry of Defense of Russia. It is assumed that the machine is lifted into the air on November 26. This helicopter is the fifth built on "Rostvertol" for the Russian Air Force in 2012, and the ninth, built in 2010 under contract with the Ministry of Defense to supply 18 Mi-26 (the first four cars under the contract "Rostvertol" passed the War Department in 2011 year).
- The race engines on the new Mi-26 (serial number 32-03, serial number 34001212633), built on "Rostvertol" for the Ministry of Defense of Russia. Rostov-on-Don, 25/11/2012 (c) of the Mi-26 / aviaforum.ru
Meanwhile, the "Rostvertol" completed the test, got a full color and are prepared to transfer the Defense Ministry the previous two helicopter built for the Russian Air Force (third and fourth in 2012), received the board room "07 Blue" (serial number 34001212631, serial number 32-01, first flew on September 6) and "08 Blue" (serial number 34001212632, serial number 32-02, first flew on November 6).
According to available information, the only "Rostvertol" in 2012 will be built 52 types of helicopter Mi-26, Mi-28N and Mi-35 for all customers.