The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Kazan helicopter plant is a producer of helicopters of Mi-8/17 series. For all the history of the company more than twelve thousand helicopters Mi-4, Mi-8, Mi-17, “Ansat” and their modifications have been delivered to 100 countries of the world.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Turning shop has processing centers made in Japan.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is a pallet transporter.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is a tool storage of the processing center.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Here they make blades.

The Kazan helicopter plant is the only company in Russia applying absolutely different technologies in blade production (they make metal and composite ones).

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

In such a way they make metal blades: they are based on the rigid frame looking like a honeycomb.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

These are ribs, also elements of blades.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The cell block is connected with the ribs.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is a primering process.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The man is trimming the adhesive film while the assembly of the heating pad.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Tail section must be reliably connected with a spar.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is the assembly shop.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Some preparatory works are being done before mounting hoods on the fuselage.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Seats are being assembled.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

These are riveted joints on the surface of the tailboom.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The tailboom is being assembled.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Stabilizer is being assembled.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is Mi-17V-5.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is a process of installation of wiring in the engine compartment.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

This is a process of installation of wiring in the cabin.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

And they need to install wiring here too.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

A dashboard is being installed.

The Plant Making Russian Helicopters

Helicopters made at the Kazan plant alltogether have flown 50 million flying hours all over the world. This Mi-17V-5, for example, is going to fly to Azerbaijan.

Location:Kazan, Tatarstan

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6 thoughts on “The Plant Making Russian Helicopters”

  1. whole civilized world don`t believe it, it`s fake and photoshop! russians can only drink vodka and play balalayka! what heli-damn-copters are you talking about? ))

    • well for someone like you who has no brains, any claim can sound reasonable but then again, you probably think that words like stealth and carbon fiber are the alien technological advancement.

    • The Mi-17 family is the world’s most popular medium transport helicopter! More than 12000 was made by the Russians.Very reliable and don’t very difficult to fly.This is the best helicopter in the medium category transport helicopters.

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