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Ka-62 maiden flight planned for December

21st August 2014 - 15:58 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia

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The first Kamov Ka-62 prototype will not now take to the air until December this year, it has been revealed. 

The delay in the KA-62’s first flight was announced by Yury Denisenko, managing director of AAC Progress, the serial production plant in Russia’s far east, which has built the Ka-62 prototype.

AAC Progress will also oversee with the serial production of the 6.5-tonne medium twin, powered by the Turbomeca Ardiden 3G turboshaft rated at 1,750 shp and featuring a dual-channel FADEC. 

The new helicopter, regarded as one of the most promising products of Russian Helicopters and offered for civil, …

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