By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 13, Nov 2021, 13:50 pm IST | UPDATED: 13, Nov 2021, 13:52 pm IST
At the Dubai Airshow 2021, "Russian Helicopters" Holding Company will for the first time demonstrate six full-scale samples of Russian rotorcraft, which to be presented on static display and in flight program of the airshow. Guests and participants will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the light multipurpose helicopters Ka-226T Climber and Ansat, attack helicopters Ka-52 and Mi-28NE, as well as multipurpose heavy Mi-171A2.
One of the main novelties of the Dubai Airshow 2021 will be the international premiere of the Mi-28NE attack helicopter. Never has this "Night Hunter" modification been demonstrated at foreign exhibitions. Another modern Russian attack helicopter Ka-52, which takes part in the Dubai Airshow for the first-time, will pair with it. At the exhibition, Mi-28NE and Ka-52 will demonstrate a rich flight program with elements of complex aerobatics used in real air combat maneuvers. These new generation combat machines are designed to destroy tanks, armored and unarmored vehicles, manpower and enemy helicopters in all weather conditions at any time of the day.
Dubai Airshow 2021 will present another debutant – the modernized light helicopter Ka-226T Climber, which is also demonstrated abroad for the first time. This year it premiered at the MAKS-2021 air show in Moscow. The upgraded Ka-226T, in comparison with the previous models, has improved flight and technical characteristics. Flight speed has been increased, unloaded weight reduced, and the range of operation increased. The Ka-226T Climber is distinguished by its low vibration level, ease and simplicity of operation, ability to take off and land on sites of minimum dimensions and high hover accuracy even when operating with a load on the external suspension. One of the Ka-226T Climber key features is its adaptability for high altitude flights.