HeliVert (joint venture "Russian Helicopters" and AgustaWestland) and Exclases Russia are pleased to announce the signing of a contract for the delivery of five helicopters AW139, which will be assembled at the plant in the suburban HeliVert Tomilino.
The contract for the supply of five helicopters in the VIP transport configurations and is the second contract signed between HeliVert and Exclases Russia on AW139 helicopters in Russia. Delivery of such a helicopter for Exclases Russia under the first contract is scheduled for June. The new contract increases the presence of the AW139 model in the region — Russia on this model has already made more than 20 orders, just as in the CIS countries placed more than 50 orders for the AW139.
The average multi-purpose helicopter AW139 — one of the best twin-engine helicopters in its class for speed, flight characteristics and volume of the passenger cabin. The streamlined shape of the fuselage, the latest electronic equipment, large lounge and low noise characteristics of the AW139 sets new standards in the market. AW139 has a high technological characteristics that contribute to its cruising speed of up to 306 km / h and range of over 927 kilometers and a flight duration of 5 hours. This is the only helicopter in its weight class, which is equipped with an integrated system Anti-icer FIPS (Full Ice Protection System), allowing to fly in icing conditions all admissible.
Power plant AW139 helicopter consists of two gas turbine engines Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67C. Engines takeoff power 1679 hp equipped with automatic control and monitoring FADEC. Maximum take-off weight of the helicopter AW139 — 6400 kg with a maximum of 6800 kg. The helicopter is configured by a crew of one or two pilots and is able to transport up to 15 passengers in a corporate or 6-8 passengers in VIP configuration.
The company HeliVert located at the National Center helicopter building (NCV) "Helicopters of Russia" in the suburban Tomilino. The plant was built from scratch and is now one of the most modern plants of its kind in Russia. In accordance with the plans of production, manufacture AW139 helicopters in Russia began in 2012. It is expected that in the year will be collected 15-20 helicopters. The number of personnel involved in the production to exceed one hundred people will be reached as soon as the appropriate scale of the enterprise. HeliVert plans to meet rising demand for AW139 helicopters on the Russian market and the markets of the CIS as a whole. The first AW139, assembled at the plant in Tomilino, made its maiden flight in December 2012.
Company AgustaWestland, owned by Finmeccanica, is a major player in civil and military helicopter market worldwide and offers unrivaled range of helicopter products, the training and service solutions corresponding to the objectives of its clients. The main power AgustaWestland located in Italy, the UK, Poland and the United States of America.
JSC "Helicopters of Russia" — A subsidiary of OPK "Oboronprom" (part of the State Corporation Rostekhnadzor), one of the world’s leading helicopter industry, the only developer and manufacturer of helicopters in Russia. Holding was formed in 2007. The head office is located in Moscow. The holding comprises five helicopter plants, two design bureaus, as well as manufacturers and service components and service company that provides after-sales support in Russia and abroad. Buyers of the holding’s products — the Russian Defense Ministry, the Interior Ministry of Russia, Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, the airline "Gazprom avia" and UTair, major Russian and foreign companies. In 2012, the proceeds of "Helicopters of Russia" under IFRS grew by 21% and amounted to 125.7 billion rubles, while the volume of shipments reached 290 cars.
JSC "OPK" Oboronprom " —
multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. Included in the State Corporation Rostekhnadzor. The main tasks include helicopter (JSC "Helicopters of Russia") and engine-building (MC "United Engine Corporation").
Russian state corporation "Russian Technologies" (Rostekhnadzor) — State corporation established in late 2007 to assist in the development, manufacture and export of high-tech industrial products. It includes 663 organizations, of which 8 are in the military-industrial complex, and five in civilian industries. Rostekhnadzor organization are located in 60 regions of the Russian Federation and deliver products to market more than 70 countries worldwide. In 2011, net sales totaled 45.6 billion rubles, the tax deductions companies of the group amounted to 100 billion rubles.