Holding "Helicopters of Russia" is ready to assist in the discovery of the causes of operational problems in South Korea Russian Ka-32 helicopters with Ukrainian engines, said Tuesday the press service of the holding "Russian Helicopters" (part of rostec).
yesterday, the Ministry of land and transport of South Korea announced his intention to conduct preventive maintenance and emergency inspection engines Ka-32 from-for possible malfunctions. The Ministry informed that problems were discovered in the engines that are installed on eight Russian helicopters. As expected, the test subject 44 of the machine, located in South Korea.
in the message also it is reported that the blame for problems with the operation of Ka-32 in South Korea borne by the manufacturer of their engines - the Ukrainian company " Motor Sich ", which was bound by a warranty and post-warranty service.
"in the case of authorized official of Korea is holding" Helicopters of Russia " is ready to assist in analyzing the causes of issues. In Korea, with the assistance of the holding company "Helicopters of Russia" has created and operates a technical service Center for maintenance of Ka-32. The center is certified by the holding ", - said the press service.
the holding stressed that the information about temporary suspension of operation of Russian helicopters Ka-32 in Korea no.
The order of Troubleshooting in the engines of helicopters was issued on 24 September and requires cleaning the fuel filter after every 10 hours of flight and test motors using the endoscope after every 50 hours of flight. The results of these audits must be reported to the Ministry of land and transport of the Republic of Korea.
If the test will reveal the defects in the compressor, combustor or turbine blades, they must be replaced, and further use will be determined by experts on the engines of the Ka-32 or the manufacturer.
All, according to the Ministry of land and transportation of South Korea, the Ministry used 59 helicopters Ka-32.
As noted on the Internet representation of the holding " Helicopters of Russia ", multi-purpose rotorcraft Ka-32A11BC is designed for special enforcement, search and rescue and high-rise construction work, transporting cargo inside the fuselage and on an external sling, logging operations, transportation to a safe place and patients received damage, the most complicated fight fires and patrol and support special operations. Rotorcraft operated successfully in Austria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Indonesia, Spain, Canada, Kazakhstan, China, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, South Korea and Japan.