Urals civil aviation plant to produce Airbus Helicopters H135

Airbus Helicopters specializes in military and civil helicopter development.

Airbus Helicopters specializes in military and civil helicopter development.

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UZGA and Airbus signed a contract for Airbus Helicopters H135 production

The OJSC Urals Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA, part of the state corporation Oboronprom) and the company Airbus signed a license contract for the production Airbus Helicopters H135s in Moscow on Jan. 25.

UZGA CEO Artur Shtankov and Airbus Helicopters Executive Vice-President Dominique Maudet also signed a contract for the supply to the Urals plant of four sets for Airbus Helicopters H135 assembly.

UZGA signed another two agreements with the French company Turbomeka. Under that contract, UZGA will assemble Arrius B2BPlus engines for the Airbus Helicopters H135s and conduct technical maintenance of the engines.

The OJSC Urals Civil Aviation Plant is part of the state corporation Oboronprom. It is one of the largest aviation plants in Russia. Its main areas of activity are maintenance of aviation gas-turbine engines and their components, main gear-reduction boxes, and gas aviation gear.

Airbus Helicopters is a division of Airbus Group. It specializes in military and civil helicopter development.

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