Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"
Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"



Kazan Helicopters - manufacturer of Mi-8 / 17, which is included in a helicopter Russian concern "Helicopters of Russia". Made in Kazan, Russian-made helicopters, flew a total worldwide. More 50 million flight hours Over the period of Kazan Helicopters more 12 thousand helicopters Mi-8Mi-14, Mi-4, Ansat, Mi-17 and variations delivered a hundred countries.

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"





The plant begins its history with 04.09.1940, when the Leningrad Aircraft Plant No. 387 was built by the order of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry, which was then evacuated to Kazan in the course of the war and combined 169 number with the Kazan plant of the transportation details. Since in 1940 the aviation share of the enterprise was determined, it is from this date that the history of the current Kazan helicopter plant begins. During the war years, the enterprise produced for the front about eleven thousand biplanes by 2 - for this in 1945 the collective of the plant was awarded the Order of the Red Labor Banner. At the factory, by the year of 1945, the production of military aircraft had grown from a hundred to a triad of fifty copies a month (3,5 times). Here, every tenth military aircraft produced by the aviation industry of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was created during the World War. After activating actively in the postwar renewal of the national economy, and 1947-1951, the plant produced over 9 thousand of the first for the country C-4. (Self-propelled combines).

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"


Kazan Helicopters in 1951, began production of the Mi-1 - it was the first mass production rotary-wing technology in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. They are made in the factory, the Mi 1954-4 became the first Soviet helicopter exported abroad. The company in the year 1965 start serial production of the Mi-8 - popular and mass among all classes of helicopters "Mi".

Plant № 387 1966 was renamed in the Kazan Helicopter Plant. The company in 1973 year has mastered the technology of production of Mi-14 - Amphibious helicopters are widely used in naval aviation. Success that has reached the labor collective were awarded in 1980, the International Prize "Golden Mercury", and in 1970, the Order of the October Revolution.

Despite the fact that in 90-ies were objective problems in the development of the Russian aviation industry, the plant received the right to participate in the international market, was transformed into a joint stock company, which allowed to re manufacture, introduce modern technology Assembling complex geometry and material handling.

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"


The company in the beginning of the year 1993 development Ansat - only design and build a helicopter in Russia in the post-Soviet period. Kazan Helicopters in 1997 has received from the Aviation Register of IAC official certificate giving the opportunity to carry out the development of helicopters and got the first prototype equipped with a wire system Ansat. It first flew in 1999 year. ANSAT at the moment, along with the Mi-17, the main product of the plant is included in the lineup aktualizirvoanny plant.

Kazan Helicopters in 2007 he joined the group "Russian Helicopters".




The company today owns the infrastructure characteristic of serial production of machine-building, has upgraded technological and industrial base, allowing for the production and repair of helicopters: Kazan Helicopters manufactures the entire construction cycle of helicopters from design to serial production of its warranty support.

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"


Mi-17 - multipurpose medium helicopters, is an improved version of the Mi-8. Currently it produced more than eleven thousand helicopters of this type. Currently, Kazan Helicopters is the mass production of the three main variations:

Mi-172 - Passenger variation is intended to carry passengers. Produced special VIP-variation;

Mi-17-V5 - transport variation, intended for transportation of cargo on external sling and inside the cabin. Actively used in rescue operations;

Mi-17-1V - multipurpose variation, based on which the helicopters of various purpose, including hospital for departure.

Ansat is a multi-purpose light helicopter designed directly by the Kazan Helicopter Plant. The Ansat helicopter series is developing actively in two directions: civilian and military. An Ansat-U training helicopter is being purchased by the Russian Ministry of Defense for military training centers and flight schools and is delivered serially. With the help of quick-detachable installations, the multi-purpose Ansat helicopter can be re-equipped quickly for a wide range of tasks: passenger transportation, cargo delivery, patrolling, search and rescue operations, emergency medical assistance, fire fighting.

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"


According to the program of concern "Helicopters of Russia" to build a multipurpose medium helicopters Mi-38 the company responsible for the construction of prototypes of the helicopter and adjusting its serial production.

In order to ensure the competitiveness of their products being upgraded throughout the life of the helicopter service. For service currently operated machines at the Kazan helicopter plant has modernized repair facility that provides a high degree of repair and recovery helicopters.




According to the problems of technical re-equipment of the plant continues its high-performance modern equipment, introduces standardized procedures and processes. Development of the industrial base is directed at reducing costs and thus to decrease the cost of production, increase in production, which is produced. Thus the task of increasing the reliability and quality of the helicopters, increasing the range of helicopters on size and available options.


Experimental Design Bureau and the research work of the enterprise


The company as a developer plans the construction of target variations and upgrading versions of the Ansat helicopter; Performance of work on ultralight helicopters with a mass of up to one and a half tons, up to two and a half tons. Together with the open joint-stock company "Moscow Helicopter Plant named after M.L. "The Mi-8 / 17-type helicopters are being modernized and preliminary preparations for the mass production of the Mi-38 helicopter are being carried out. Research and scientific activity of the enterprise is concentrated on increasing the economic effect of production and the technical level of the plant for obtaining products that will be competitive. Every year, up to two hundred people participate in the inventive and rationalizing activity. Of the three hundred proposals submitted by them, about thirty patents for industrial designs, inventions, utility models and about two hundred and fifty rationalization proposals are being implemented.

Open Joint Stock Company "Kazan Helicopter Plant"


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