First Italian helicopter AW139 Agusta Uestlend will be collected at the plant near Moscow in November

First Italian helicopter AW139 "Agusta Uestlend" will be collected at the plant near Moscow in NovemberFirst Italian helicopters brand "Agusta" will be collected at the factory in the Moscow region in November of this year. This was said today at a press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti.

According to the head of the Russian state, "built in the Moscow region plant Italian helicopter assembly "Agusta"First machine will be collected in November of 2012. "

Putin also said that between Russia and Italy successfully implemented a cooperative project to create a regional aircraft "Sukhoi Superjet 100." He stressed that now the order book for the aircraft exceeds 170 units.

As previously reported, the holding company "Helicopters of the Russian Federation" and the Anglo-Italian company "Agusta Uestlend "(AgustaWestland) in a joint venture" Helivert "(HeliVert) in the Moscow suburb of Tomilino, which will produce helicopters AW139.

Information about the first customer AW139 Russian assembly is not disclosed, but sources close to the joint venture say that today there are more than 5 customers in these helicopters. One of them, namely 10 intends to transmit its own AW139 in the operation of airline "UTair".

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