HeliRussia 2017 Highlights

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30 May 2017

The anniversary 10th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia gathered a record exhibition 237 companies from 21 countries, 22 helicopters, 2 gyroplanes and 15 UAVs were displayed, the business program included 60 events.

Among the helicopters that were displayed there were several new Russian models that may be of special interest: new transport Mi-38T and Mi-171A2 along with Ansat in VIP and medevac configurations, Ansat-RT with a new set of avionics. Also a flight prototype of the ultralight Afalina helicopter was displayed, the new Micron air scooter, as well as two premieres: two models of Ventocopter project and eco-friendly ECOX7 Greenfly.

Among international models, certain attention was turned to the multirole Bell 407GXP (produced in Russia under license) and to Leonardo AW189 in offshore version, localized production of which in Russia is also being considered. The medevac Airbus Helicopters H145 was shown – this model is in high demand among Russian medical institutions.

Among business program events there was a set of important conferences, such as: "HEMS – 2017", "Aviation and environment", "Aircraft avionics", Helicopter market: realities & prospects", "Industry of unmanned aircraft systems", "Equipment and operation of helipads" and "Safety flight of light helicopters"

Next year HeliRussia will be held in Moscow from May 24 to 26.

Photo report from Heli-Expo is in Photo Gallery section.