The latest Russian Mi-38 in the course of the certification of production tests reached a record altitude — 8 thousand 800 meters.
Told Itar-Tass reported during the festive opening ceremony of the memorial complex of the helicopter Mi-8.
"None of this world-class helicopter / take-off mass of 15.6 tons / did not achieve these results," — said the representative of the Moscow Helicopter Plant named after NM.
The helicopter was equipped with engines by "Pratt & Whitney Canada." Version of the Mi-38 with domestic engines is on the stage of transfer machines for flight tests. Upon completion helicopter will receive a certificate of airworthiness.