Russian Helicopters, Turbomeca announce agreement
Russian Helicopters and Turbomeca have jointly announced that they have signed a general agreement on support cooperation of Turbomeca helicopter engines in Russia. The companies made the announcement 27 June 2012.
The agreement will see Helicopter Service Company, part of Russian Helicopters group, provide engine support services in Russia for the engines manufactured by Turbomeca and used in Russian Helicopters’ new light-class Ka-226T and medium twin Ka-62 models operated by Russian military and governmental customers.
Ural Works of Civil Aviation, part of Helicopter Service Company, will repair Turbomeca engines in Russia for military and governmental customers under the specific licence agreement.
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