The first testing ground for AW139 helicopter assembled in Russia took place on Wednesday, December 19, at the site of the flight test facility MVZ. Mile.
The helicopter was rolled out of the hangar for 30 minutes was carried out testing of engines, systems and components in the world. All systems worked normally.
In the near future to take place the first flight of the Russian AW139 assembly.
As reported, the JSC "Helicopters of Russia" and AgustaWestland at the 49th Air Show at Le Bourget HeliVert established a joint venture to control the assembly plant for the manufacture of helicopters AW139.
AW139 — medium twin-engine helicopter take-off mass of 6400 kg, capable of carrying up to 15 passengers. Used as a helicopter for corporate and VIP-transport, as well as for offshore transport, carry out search and rescue and fire fighting.