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Kazan Helicopter Factory

Posted on October 19, 2013 by team


The Kazan helicopter factory has a nice history. It’s the place where biplans Po-2 were built, where every tenth combat plane was manufactured in the war time. The first Mi-1 helicopter was made in the shops of the factory in 1961 – the first one that was followed by twelve thousand more.

7000 people are emplyed at the factory today. Annually they make approximately 110 helicopters, but we have to say that in 1987 they made twice more.

They use various Japanese high quality machines “Mazak”.

In the milling shop. Production performance of the factory has become four times higher.

They do not use stamping anymore. Details are made from light-alloy blanks now.

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3 Responses to “Kazan Helicopter Factory”

  1. Ivan says:

    The amount of work put in every aircraft it’s astonishing.

  2. masa says:

    “The night guard” – bad to the bone :)

  3. tea cup says:

    the metal shavings are fed to Optimus Prime.

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