Russian negotiations in Malaysia

SPEAKING AT the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA 19) show on March 27, 2019, Russian Helicopters said the company was negotiating the sale of up to eight helicopters, across three models, in Malaysia.

The negotiations follow the recent tour of Southeast Asia by a Mil Mi-171A2 and Kazan Helicopters Ansat helicopter. Deputy General Director for aftersales support and head of the Russian Helicopters delegation at LIMA Igor Chechikov said: “Malaysian operators made requests for purchasing up to eight Ansat, Mi-8/Mi-17 and Ka-32A11BC helicopters. We are currently providing consultations to customers to clarify technical configurations of the helicopters planned for delivery, as well as other organisational matters.”