Naval aviation received its first Arctic Mi-8. It is able to operate at abnormally low temperatures and to overcome the huge distances without refueling. The helicopter is equipped with rapid start-up of engines.
A few minutes demonstration flight near a runway of the aircraft plant enough to show only a small part of the capabilities of this unique machine. Mi-8AMTSH-VA is the first Arctic helicopter, released in Buryatia, taking into account all wishes of the ordering of aircraft of the Russian Navy. The helicopter has passed the test by the Siberian frosts. In Ulan-Ude -20, but the helicopter is able to operate at more extreme temperatures. Military transport helicopter created on the basis of the famous "Terminator". The most powerful engines in the class, range up to 1300 km, including over water. The new system will allow you to hover, take off and land in automatic mode.
Aircraft in Ulan-Ude produces 80 years. Some of these machines have already got a military of the Russian space forces. Interested in a helicopter and the company's oil and gas sector. In addition to Russia, among the potential buyers are foreign, with access to the Arctic shores.