Russian Helicopters showcasing aircraft at Mexican aerospace fair

Russian Helicopters is showcasing the Mi-171 and Ka-226T at the Mexican Aerospace Fair 2015 at Santa Lucía, Mexico.

ALSO READ: Russian Helicopters starts Mi-171A2 test flights

The latest Mi-8/17 helicopters will be showcased at the exhibition in a variety of configurations – including the VIP model. Russian Helicopters launched flight tests on the Mi-171A2 in November 2014.

Mexico’s Armed Forces and Police operate Mi-8/17 military transport helicopters.

Mexico is home to a major service centre for the maintenance of Russian-made helicopters, and Russian Helicopters is looking at expanding its maintenance centre operations in the country.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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