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Monday, December 5, 2011

Russian Helicopters Creates Ka-226T Variant for Olympics

In preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russian Helicopters recently assisted EMERCOM with training in response to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. The Kamov Ka-226T experimental prototype—a new firefighting, medevac and rescue variant created with the Olympics in mind—performed limited area landings and full touchdown evacuations. EMERCOM’s new search and rescue (SAR) Ka-32A11BC also took part in the training, performing evacuations in hover mode. The Ka-226T’s Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 engines received EASA approval earlier this year.
More: Ka-32A Delivered to Russia’s EMERCOM

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