The document was signed during the visit of Russian President in Brazil Dilma Vana Rousseff. This is the first contract a new medium multi-purpose helicopter Ka-62. Under the terms of the contract, the delivery of the first batch of 2-Ka-62 Brazilian operator to commence in the first quarter of 2015. Until the end of 2015 it is planned to put four more helicopters another helicopter Ka-62 will be delivered in the first quarter of 2016. The agreement also involves an option to supply an additional 7 helicopters Ka-62.
Tests Ka-62 is scheduled to begin in 2013, and by 2015, the holding company "Helicopters of Russia" expects to certify the helicopter for international use, including in Brazil. Under the terms of the agreement entered into with the Atlas Taxi Aereo, holding "Helicopters of Russia", together with its regional partners will accept a role in the development of the service center for after-sales service of helicopters in Brazil.
Atlas Taxi Aereo already operates a medium-sized multi-purpose helicopters Mi-171A1, which were set a year ago. These helicopters are overpowered in the tender Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, and possibly in the future fleet of these helicopters will be increased.
Company Atlas Taxi Aereo created in 1998 and is based in Rio de Janeiro. The company's fleet currently consists of five helicopters Sikorsky S-76A and 2-acquired in 2011 the Mi-171A1.