Partners of Russian Helicopters

Moscow machinery plant Vpered

The Moscow machinery plant Vpered (“Forward”) produces tail rotors and main rotor blades for all Mi helicopters as well as other aircraft parts and components.

Vpered successfully adopts and assimilates new technologies not only in the production process but also with regard to enterprise management and quality control. The company is in the process of transitioning to the production of new advanced aircraft parts using the very latest in manufacturing technologies. The products are intended for use in new Russian helicopter models.



AirTaxi-Service produces VIP-class interiors for Russian-made passenger helicopters with a superior level of comfort.

The company upgrades and maintains aircraft interiors, including making individual interior elements; repairing seats and mounting devices; replacing covers and decorative elements; furniture and carpet cleaning; care of decorative surfaces; furniture polishing; and pre-sale preparation.

The company also operates and maintains Mi-8/17 helicopters, and installs additional radio communications and navigation equipment for all Mi helicopters.


Transas is a developer and supplier of integrated navigation and aeronautical systems, marine and aviation training devices, as well as coastal safety systems for the shipping industry.

Transas develops and produces glass cockpit avionics suites for Russian helicopters, including the advanced Ka-62, Mi-38 and Mi-26T2.

Transas has earned a reputation as one of the leading manufacturers of high-tech products for the aviation industry, and its products are in high demand around the world.

CSTS Dinamika

The Center for Science and Technology Services Dinamika (CSTS Dinamika) develops and produces the full spectrum of aviation training equipment for the preparation of flight crews and aircraft maintenance staff.

Russian Helicopters and CSTS Dinamika signed an agreement in 2010 on cooperation in the marketing, development, production and delivery of training equipment for flight and technical personnel operating Russian-made helicopters.

The company is the main contractor of the Russian Ministry of Defence for providing next-generation flight simulators which make it possible to provide training in conditions which are almost identical to actual flight conditions.

CSTS Dinamika has been increasingly engaged in projects for civil aviation needs. CSTS Dinamika produces full-flight simulators for the Mi-8T, Mi-8MTV and also Mi-171 helicopters. A modern flight simulator for the Mi-171 was delivered to the training center at Russian Helicopters’ Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant in 2013.

Ural Works of Civil Aviation

Ural Works of Civil Aviation (UWCA) is one of the largest aviation maintenance and repair enterprises and is a world leader in servicing the power plants of Russian-made helicopters. UWCA has been in operation for more than 65 years and its core business is the maintenance and repair of Т V2-117А/АG and Т V3-117 aviation engines (all models), as well as VR-8, А, VR-14, and VR-24 main gearboxes. All maintenance work is carried out at the company’s own service sites. Comprehensive overhauls are provided and the work is guaranteed by maintenance certificates.

The operating capacity of Ural Works of Civil Aviation means that high-quality overhauls can be completed quickly. The company’s technical resources, qualified staff and years of experience have earned the company a reputation as an effective aircraft maintenance and repair provider. Since 2009 UWCA is a part of UIC Oboronprom.

AgustaWestland NV

AgustaWestland is a leading world helicopter manufacturer based in Italy. The company was established in 2000 and since 2004 has been a subsidiary of the Italian hi-tech industrial group Finmeccanica.

In 2011 Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland signed an agreement setting up the joint venture HeliVert on a parity basis. The Helivert plant was built in the town of Tomilino in the Moscow region and manufactures the medium twin-engine AW139 to meet the growing demand for helicopters of this class in the Russian and CIS markets.

At the Farnborough International Airshow in 2012 Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland signed a preliminary agreement to jointly develop an all-new 2.5 tonne class single-engine helicopter. This new aircraft will target the growing segment of light helicopters, and the joint efforts of the two major helicopter manufacturers will make it possible to offer the most effective and optimal machine.