«Klimov», included in the «United Engine Corporation» (APC), has completed the licensing repair production of helicopter engines in Egypt. The project will allow to carry out repairs Russian engines installed on helicopters Mi-8/17, Mi-24, in accordance with the requirements of the developer, thus increasing the safety of equipment operation in the North African region.
Licensed repair manufacture of TV3-117 was established on the basis of ABECO (Arab British Engine Co). Now in Egypt, operating more than 100 Russian-made helicopters. They are part of the Egyptian Air Force, and is widely used to perform the many tasks of peace.
«One of the priorities of the APC is to create a system of service engines used in different parts of the world. We are interested in the system and the complex needs of the market in reliable service holding company — said General Director Vladislav UEC Masalov. — The implementation of the project in Egypt will expand the geography of repairs in the North African region and improve the quality of service helicopter engines. «
The contract with ABECO was signed on behalf of the Egyptian Air Force in 2010. As a result of the inspection of production facilities partner Russian commission has confirmed that the Egyptian side of the necessary equipment, quality systems and trained personnel required for an overhaul of engines. As part of the project «Klimov» will supply spare parts required for the repair of engines, while carrying out a complete design support and supervision.