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.
Turning shop has processing centers made in Japan.
This is a pallet transporter.
This is a tool storage of the processing center.
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).
In such a way they make metal blades: they are based on the rigid frame looking like a honeycomb.
These are ribs, also elements of blades.
The cell block is connected with the ribs.
This is a primering process.
The man is trimming the adhesive film while the assembly of the heating pad.
Tail section must be reliably connected with a spar.
This is the assembly shop.
Some preparatory works are being done before mounting hoods on the fuselage.
Seats are being assembled.
These are riveted joints on the surface of the tailboom.
The tailboom is being assembled.
Stabilizer is being assembled.
This is Mi-17V-5.
This is a process of installation of wiring in the engine compartment.
This is a process of installation of wiring in the cabin.
And they need to install wiring here too.
A dashboard is being installed.
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.