The first two medium multirole Mi-38 will be transferred to the Ministry of defense of Russia in 2018 and 2019. About it "lente.ru" reported in the press service of the holding "Helicopters of Russia".
"In the face of the defense Ministry, the Mi-38 will get an experienced operator who will be able to unleash the full potential of this helicopter, has a high thrust-to-weight and flight range," the press service quoted the General Director of the holding Andrei Bogunskogo.
The Mi-38 has been tested to lift a five-ton cargo inside cabin and on external sling, as well as for the application of hot and moist fuel. Certification of production at the Kazan helicopter plant, said the press service, will be made in the near future.
Two prototypes of the Mi-38 will show during the MAKS air show in Zhukovsky 2017: one in the static display, the other will take part in the flight programme.
Initially, in 2011, and serial deliveries of the Mi-38 for the Ministry of defence planned in 2014, the deployment of serial production — with 2013. In 2014, serial production of the machine postponed 2015.
Latest Russian multi-role transport helicopter of middle class Mi-38, introduced in may 2016 at the exhibition HeliRussia-2016 in Moscow. The second flying prototype of the helicopter was shown at the static exhibition held in the exhibition center "Crocus-Expo".
Multipurpose Mi-38 began designing in 1981 to replace the widespread helicopter Mi-8 (Mi-17). The mi-38 can be used for the carriage of goods and passengers, as search-and-rescue helicopter and flying hospital, for flights over water. It is equipped with bearing and tail screws made of composite materials.
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