Russian Helicopters Making Company

Russian Helicopters Making Company

The joint company belonging to the holding “Helicopters of Russia” and AgustaWestland – Helivert is situated in Tomilino village of the Moscow region. Today we are going to become its guests.

The holding “Helicopters of Russia” includes some companies such as “Moscow helicopter factory named after M.L. Mil”, “Kamov” JSC., “Helicopters of Russia”, “Helivert” etc.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

The company produces a medium civil helicopter AW139 designed by AgustaWestland which is in high demand all over the world especially for VIP flights.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

The factory occupies the territory of 40 thousand m2, it is equipped according to the latest modern technologies. 15-20 units of AW139 helicopters are expected to be made at the factory annually.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

125 workers are employed today by “Helivert” company. There are seven assembly areas in the shop (from 0 to 6).

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Russian Helicopters Making Company

New technical solutions: the innovative system of hatches.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Here they mount fire extinguishers of propulsion sections, shelves for avionics, harnesses.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

The area where they mount main landing gears, control panels, air conditioning and heating systems, flight control devices.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

The shops are very clean.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Mounting engines, main gear box, tailboom.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Next they check electrics, avionics and mechanical parts of helicopters.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Practically ready cabin.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

After assembly and transperancy they carry out a “water test” in a special zone. After the test an assembled vehicle goes to the paint-spraying room.

Russian Helicopters Making Company

Ready helicopter.

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