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Helicopters Ka-32 for the first time will start to deliver to Thailand and Turkey

August 18, 11:38 UTC + 3

According to the latest data, contracts were signed for the supply of eight such helicopters abroad

KUMERTAU, August 18th. / TASS /. Eight Ka-32A11BC helicopters will be delivered to Thailand and Turkey for the first time. This was reported in the holding company "Helicopters of Russia" (part of Rostekh).

"By the time the holding company Helicopters of Russia has signed contracts for the delivery of eight more helicopters of this type [Ka-32A11BC] abroad, within the framework of the signed agreements, the Ka-32 will be delivered to Thailand and Turkey for the first time," the holding said without specifying the terms Supplies.

It also became known that two Ka-32A11BC helicopters are scheduled to be delivered to China before the end of the year. "A team of specialists from the Chinese company Jiangsu Baoli arrived at the Kumertau Aircraft Production Enterprise [KumAPP] to receive two Ka-32A11BC helicopters, which, according to the terms of the contract, must be transferred to the customer before the end of 2017," the press service of the holding reported. The first helicopter will go to the place of operation in early September.

In accordance with previously concluded contracts, KumAPP in 2017 will produce six Ka-32A11BC helicopters for several Chinese companies. "To date, one helicopter has already been delivered to China, and the rest are at the enterprise in various degrees of readiness," the holding company added.

The medium multipurpose Ka-32A11BC helicopter with a coaxial rotor scheme is designed for performing special search and rescue and high-altitude works, fire extinguishing and transportation of cargo inside the fuselage and external suspension, evacuation of the sick and injured, as well as for patrolling and supporting the operations of special services .

"The Ka-32 is rightfully considered one of our" bestsellers "due to its unique performance characteristics and wide application possibilities. We are proud to note that the circle of operators of this model will expand in the near future," said Sergey Fomin, First Deputy General Director of the Holding .

Ka-32A11BC is used in Russia, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, China, South Korea, Indonesia and other countries. The helicopter is produced at the Kumertau Aircraft Production Plant, founded in 1962 on the basis of the Kumertau Mechanical Repair Plant.

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