Russian Helicopters holding company, part of the Rostec State Corporation, completed first flight of the first modernized light multipurpose helicopter Ansat-M.
The helicopter was created using new technical solutions and has improved characteristics.
“The modernization of Ansat was carried out within the framework of a contract with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia in 2019-2020. 230 million rubles were allocated from the federal budget for development. The new modification has a number of advantages and is planned for deliveries to regional airlines. I am sure that the new aircraft will contribute to improve the transport accessibility of remote areas of our country”, said Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov.