Russian Helicopters to Supply Maintenance Documentation for Mi-8T to Cuba



Mil Mi-8T


   Russian Helicopters holding and Cuba’s Tecnoimport struck a deal on the provision of documentation for the maintenance of Mi-8T helicopters, the manufacturer said in a press release Wednesday.

   KUBINKA (Moscow Region) — The deal was reached at the Army-2016 international military forum underway in the Moscow Region.

   “Russian Helicopters signed a contract with the Cuban company Tecnoimport for the supply of repair and development documentation for capital repairs to the Mi-8MT and the Mi-8MTV-1. The repairs will be carried out at a Cuban aircraft repair plant,” the press release reads.

   It was added in the press release that there were some 60 Soviet and Russian helicopters in Cuba with some 50 of the Mi-8/17 type in need of repairs.

   Russian Helicopters is one of the global leaders in helicopter construction. It is the only helicopter manufacturer based in Russia, which comprises five factories, two design bureaus, as well as enterprises for the manufacture and maintenance of spare parts, as well as a service company, responsible for the after-sales maintenance in Russia and abroad.