Russian Military Receives Helicopter For Arctic Use

As part of Russia’s push to increase its presence in the Arctic, Russian Helicopters delivered the first prototype of an Arctic transport rotorcraft to the Russian defense ministry. The military plans to begin evaluations on the aircraft in the Russian North this winter. Dubbed Mi-8AMTSh-VA, the...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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