Russian Helicopters To Build Light Helo In Italy

Credit: Artist's concept of VRT500: Russian Helicopters
DUBAI—Russian Helicopters is to build its new VRT500 single-engine light helicopter in Italy. The move, detailed by the company’s general manager for technology, Alexander Okhonko, at the Dubai Airshow here on Nov. 18, appears to be a radical departure for an OEM that has traditionally built its...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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