About Russian Helicopters
Russian Helicopters is a leading player in the global helicopter industry, the sole Russian designer and manufacturer of helicopters and one of the few companies worldwide with the capability to design, manufacture, service and test modern civilian and military helicopters. Headquartered in Moscow, we operate five helicopter assembly plants, two design bureaus, two components production plants, one overhaul plant and one helicopter service company providing aftermarket services in Russia and abroad. Although Russian Helicopters was established only in 2007, some of the company’s subsidiaries have existed for more than 60 years.
Russian Helicopters in Numbers
There are over 8,500 Russian helicopters currently registered in over 100 countries around the world, representing c.13% of the world’s helicopter fleet.
In 2010, Russian Helicopters products accounted for approximately 85% of all helicopter sales in Russia and the CIS, and 13.5% of worldwide helicopter sales in USD terms.
Russian Helicopters accounts for approximately 27% of the installed global attack helicopter fleet and nearly 26% of the ultra-heavy installed fleet worldwide (MTOW of more than 20 tonnes) and c. 36% of the installed medium-lift helicopter fleet worldwide (MTOW of 8 to 15 tonnes)
Russian Helicopters and Caterham F1 Team
Russian Helicopters supports projects that are of importance to Russia, and for this reason is a partner of the Caterham F1 Team, whose driver Vitaly Petrov is the first Russian driver to reach the pinnacle of driving sports in Formula 1. Russian Helicopters runs an active marketing programme for Russian built helicopters, and for this reason supporting a sport that has a global fanbase and represents the essence of hi-tech helps to strengthen the international image of Russian helicopters and attract investment into the Russian economy.