The exhibition has become the largest European helicopter event of the year
The basis of the Russian exposition was a joint stand Rostekhnadzor, which included the exposure of companies JSC "OPK" Oboronprom ", JSC" Concern Radio-electronic technology "(KRET), the joint booth of" Rosoboronexport "and Concern" Aviation ". Holding "Helicopters of Russia" was made by the title sponsor of the event. One of the key themes of the exhibition was the development of the air ambulance in Russia.
In the 2nd International Helicopter Industry Exhibition was attended by 205 companies from 18 countries. Compared with previous years, the exhibition shows steady growth. So, in 2011, participated in the exhibition 161 companies from 16 countries and 156 companies from 14 countries in 2010. In comparison with the first exhibition held in 2008, the total number of exhibitors increased by 60%.
Post your lineup and trends of the world’s largest helicopter manufacturers in this year attracted more than 10,000 people. The exhibit space HeliRussia 2013 increased by nearly 1000 square meters. m and amounted to 12 706 square meters, which presented their products 205 (165 Russian and 40 foreign) companies, including such world leaders as "Helicopters of Russia», Eurocopter, Sikorsky Aircraft, AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, MD Helicopters , Robinson, «Motor Sich», Turbomecca, Transas UTair PANH and many others.
The exhibition for the first time in Russian Composite Helicopters New Zealand company unveiled its revolutionary car — the first helicopter in the world of composite materials — KC-518.
Visitors to the exhibition were also able to see first assembled in Russia in a joint venture "Russian Helicopters" and AgustaWestland joint venture «HeliVert» newest multi-purpose helicopter AW139.
One of the key themes of the exhibition was the development of the air ambulance in Russia. His vision of modern machines to meet sanitary and evacuation operations presented as JSC "Helicopters of Russia" with a light multi-purpose helicopter Ka-226T in the medical specifications and company Eurocopter show on its stand, specially equipped EC-145.
First presented their engines V6 and V12 circuits representatives of the newly-formed company Russo-Balt. The distinguishing feature of engines — their versatility. With minor modifications, they can be used in the aviation, maritime and road transport.
Before entering the exhibition hall was put up two helicopters: a military helicopter Mi-35M and light multipurpose helicopter proizvodtstva Kazan plant "ANSAT."
The exhibition was presented 16 cars Russian and foreign manufacturers, including: Gazelle SA341, Robinson R-22, R-66 and two-car R-44, AgustaWestland AW119 Koala, Eurocopter EC-130 T2 and EC-145, Ka- 226T, MD-520, Bell-429, "ANSAT», AgustaWestalnd AW-139, "Aviaproekt" AP-55, upgraded Ukrainian factory "Motor Sich" Mi-2 — MSB-2 and military-transport Mi-35M.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is not the first year of taking part in the opening ceremony, spoke first, saying that «HeliRussia establishes the competence of our country." "In today’s Russia needs not only competition but also cooperation. Look, admire, admire. Nothing is more elegant than the modern helicopter, had not yet thought of the human mind, "- said Dmitry Rogozin.
According to Dmitry Rogozin, Russia becomes "Naikrepchayshaya helicopter in the world power." Deputy Prime Minister noted that the last time it was possible not only to fully restore the competence of the country, but also to strengthen it. Also, according to Dmitry Rogozin, the Russian legislation on the use of helicopters in large cities require further liberalization, as "This is the only delivery option and the police, and ambulance and other rescue and operational services anywhere in the city." Therefore, according to Deputy Prime Minister, it is necessary to intensify the construction of additional helipads.
Minister of Industry Denis Manturov said: "We all have witnessed the creation of new projects. This joint project with AgustaWestland. At the same time — not only for helicopters, which are now already assembled and presented herein. We are working on a new helicopter in the niche of 2.5 tons. I hope that in 2016, the helicopter will be certified and will begin delivery of the first customers. We all have witnessed the birth of getting a second Ka-62, which has started to be created in the late 1980’s and early 90’s. Today it’s completely different, completely new machine of international cooperation with a modern, all-new engine. I hope that these international relations of the Russian helicopter industry will only grow and become stronger. "
Chemezov noted the increased role of Russian helicopters in the world market. "Consolidation of helicopter assets within the holding company" Helicopters of Russia "is justified — said at the opening ceremony of the head of Russian Technologies. — At the Russian helicopters kept a high demand. Over the past five years, the volume of export deliveries increased by more than a third, while production has increased almost four-fold. "Helicopters of Russia" is the tenth part of the civil and military segments fifth of the global market. Today it is a dynamic international company producing new products. "
After the opening of the exhibition, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Yuri Slusar awarded to the company AgustaWestland Cesario Caccia and Alberto Ponti distinction of "Honorary aircraft builder of the Russian Federation."
According to the company, in June of this year the first AW139 assembled in Russia will be delivered to the customer who ordered two cars. The second will be given in the fall. All helicopters will be in the VIP version and equipped with an integrated system antioblednineniya, allowing to fly in all weather conditions.
In addition to the above-mentioned Ka-226T, Mi-35 and "Ansat" Holding "Helicopters of Russia" presented at the booth of all models produced today by helicopter.
The company also announced before the show that can resume the process remotorization a light helicopter Mi-34. The updated car, the timing of the creation of which is not specified, will be produced by the joint rossysok-Italian joint venture in the suburban HeliVert Tomilino.
Part of "Oboronprom" United Engine Corporation (UEC) showcased a number of new engines, including turbo-shaft engine fifth-generation VC-800V with high efficiency and low cost of production. Holding "Schwabe" demonstrated an overview and search engine GOES-337M for the Mi-17. It provides round the clock detection, identification, capture and tracking of ground targets.
Enterprises KRET presented several models of strapdown inertial navigation systems used to determine the location of aircraft, missiles and ships. KRET is a major manufacturer of avionics for the Ka-52, one of the most advanced combat helicopter in the world.
Concern "Aviation" presented more than 40 of its developments. In particular, the NPP "respirator", included in the "Aviation", introduced the oxygen supply unit PSU-3-210r with significantly reduced weight and a fire extinguisher with an upgraded UBSH pirogolovkoy, is small in size.
The company "Aviaproekt" at the exhibition was first presented not only a full-size mock
-up of its newest light four helicopters pine scheme AP-55, but its main gearbox. According to the company, the production capacity of the company are prepared under the issue of up to 60 cars per year. The planned flight range of the AP-55 — 515 km, payload — 300 kg, hovering ceiling — 3600 m
The key event of the business program has become the 2nd Inter scientific-practical conference "Air ambulances and medical evacuation 2013", held on May 16-17. The conference discussed issues related to air ambulance in Russia. At the conference were representatives of government agencies, health care organizations specialists with experience of medical evacuation of patients using airplanes and helicopters, and organizations involved in the design, manufacture and certification of aircraft and medical equipment.
The conference master classes "Working aviation medical team at evacuation of the patient on a long distance," conducted at the training center for training of aviation medical teams VTSMK "Protection" with the Ministry of Health of Russian Ka-226T and "Providing emergency medical care to victims in the the scene with the helicopter ambulance "presented by members of the Scientific and Practical Centre of Emergency Medicine Department of Public Health, Moscow-based helicopter Eurocopter EC-145.
The keen interest of the participants led to the signing of the agreement in the field of airworthiness and implementation procedures between the IAC and the Directorate of Civil Aviation of Peru. The document facilitates the issuance of export certificates of airworthiness and makes the smooth procedure of registration of new Russian-made helicopters in the aircraft register of the Republic and, in fact, opens for Russian helicopters sky Peru.
"Helicopters of Russia" on May 17 signed an agreement with PANH to work together to expand the scope of civil helicopters. The document provides for cooperation in the field of operation of the new leader and modified types of domestic helicopters in a production environment, the study of the requirements of customers of aviation operations to the external appearance and the technical and economic characteristics of commercial helicopters, especially their use and application in Russia and other countries of the world. The companies also plan to jointly evaluate the technical level and competitiveness of existing and future civilian helicopters and determine the general direction of modernization of Russian civil helicopters in accordance with the requirements of the aviation market. In addition, among the projects reflected in the agreement — the creation, production and application in training simulators for the new Russian helicopters.
On the first day of the exhibition distributor AgustaWestland helicopters in Russia, the company Exclases Holdings has signed a new contract to supply five AW139 helicopters assembled in Russia. The machines will be delivered as a VIP, and in the transport configuration.
Also, a lot of attention on the part of exhibitors attracted international conference "Helicopter Market: Reality and Perspectives", organized by the Association of the Helicopter Industry and branch agency "AviaPort." The conference discussed the parameters of the Russian helicopter market from the perspective of consumers and producers of helicopters with the participation of representatives from leading operators and manufacturers of helicopters. According to the moderator of the conference, the executive director of the branch of the agency "Airport" Oleg Panteleev, today Russian companies prefer to buy foreign light instead of heavy Russian helicopters. Domestic car class Mi-8/17 replaced by lighter vehicles of foreign manufacture. In 2012, the domestic market for Russian producers was summarily delivered 20 civilian cars, most of them addressed to public customers and federal agencies. At the same time, foreign cars last year to Russia delivered 97. Dominated by light helicopter "Robinson-44": on the Russian domestic market in the past year has sold 58 of these machines.
"The tendency of domination" Robinson-44 "indicates that the cost of the flight hours of the machine is the lowest — noted, in turn, chairman of the" Association of the Helicopter Industry "Michael Kazatchkov. — Customer vote pocketbooks. The "Robinson-44" the lowest price, he is leading. This is the major trend: the customer seeks to minimize the cost of transport services. If in the future, producing helicopters, domestic companies will increase the cost of flight hours, the helicopters will be dominated by light, single-engine. "
On the scientific — practical conference "Aircraft avionics" topical issues related to the current state and prospects of development of on-board equipment, the role of which in the guise of modern helicopters is growing steadily. The conference was held a round table on "Forecast of development of on-board equipment for advanced helicopters." Moderators — Janjgava Givi Ivlianovich, Designer General of JSC "Concern Radio-electronic technology," Professor, Honored Scientist of Russia, laureate of the State Prize and Makareykin Vladimir Stepanovich, director of innovation development and public programs of JSC "Helicopters of Russia". The event was attended by representatives of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry, Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry, the FSB, MVD, the State Corporation "Rostekhnadzor", JSC "Helicopters of Russia", JSC "Concern Радиоэлектронныетехнологии" foreign and Russian companies Aircraft Instrument and helicopter industries, and specialized media.
The future world helicopter, and the practice and prospects of use of composite materials, certification and safe operation of equipment, constructed with the use of innovative materials discussed at the round table "The use of composite materials in the rotary-wing aircraft engineering", organized by the technology platform "Air mobility and aviation technologies" Department of Aviation Industry of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and JSC "Helicopters of Russia".
The key event of the show was the opening on May 17 of the first Russian Heliport roof IEC "Crocus Expo". The joint project "Russian Helicopter Systems" and "Helicopters of Russia" has a full waiting room, examination and registration area. It offers customers and a business center with Internet access, a bar, as well as a full sitting area.
The uniqueness of the first Russian Heliport lies not only in its modern facilities, but also in its transport accessibility — in fact, customers Heliport will be able to use all available modes of transportation in the immediate vicinity of the Heliport are Moscow Ring Road (MKAD), Marshal Zhukov avenue, passing in Novorizhskoe, yacht club "Crocus City", as well as the metro station "Myakinino."
The first passengers Heliport "RWS" became a famous fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin, specially arrived by helicopter at the opening of his residence and CEO of UTair Andrei Martirosov, who became the perpetrator’s official departure from Heliport.
Traditionally, HeliRussia is not only a major European platform for demonstration of helicopters and equipment, but also an interactive platform on which it will be interesting how the helicopter industry professionals as well as amateurs aviation, regardless of age, and other hobbies.
Solemn event of the year for the members of the helicopter community has be
come an annual award ceremony AVI At this year’s award were nominated by AWI 68 applicants. The results were announced in the presence of the leaders of the largest manufacturers of helicopters, as well as honorary member Sergei Sikorsky — son of the legendary inventor of the helicopter, Russian and American aviator Igor Sikorsky.
The exhibition summed up the Sixth International photo contest for the best work on the helicopter category "Beauty of helicopters." In total, during the period of, the contest brought more than 600 photographs, of which selected 12 winners in four categories: "Helicopter — hard worker," "helicopter — a soldier", "helicopter — an athlete" and "Helicopter and Nature."
Most visitors to the exhibition is small, in addition to being able to live to see the helicopters, to be photographed against the background of the drivers and even sit inside, also took part in the decoration of the layout of a "world" helicopter assembled in a 1:3 scale.
HeliRussia team for the past six years, organizes the largest European event in the helicopter industry at the highest level. Each year, hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors can appreciate the development of the Russian helicopter market, its prospects and trends, learn about what’s new world helicopter, take an active part in the business program of the exhibition, to exchange experiences with colleagues from around the world, as well as directly and without mediators to present their vision of the future of the helicopter industry as manufacturers of helicopters and helicopter equipment and the relevant authorities.
Exhibition held once again cemented its status as one of Russia strong and dynamically developing leaders in the world helicopter industry that has been noted by almost all participants HeliRussia 2013.