Kazan Helicopters

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Kazan Helicopters
Native name
Казанский вертолётный завод
Founded 1940; 77 years ago (1940)
Headquarters Kazan, Russia
Revenue $806 million[1] (2015)
Parent Russian Helicopters
Website www.kazanhelicopters.com

Kazan Helicopters, Joint Stock Company is a Russian helicopter manufacturing company based at Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan. It is one of the largest helicopter manufacturers in the world.[2]

Its products include the Mil Mi-8 and Mil Mi-17 helicopters.[2] It is the only producer of the military version of Mi-17 helicopter.[3] It also produces Mil Mi-38 helicopters, as well as its own models, the Kazan Ansat and Kazan Aktai.[4]


Kazan Helicopter plant was founded on September 4, 1940. It launched production of Mi-1 helicopters in 1951; it was the first serial production of helicopters in USSR. The plant has produced the first national exported helicopter – Mi-4, and the most popular helicopter – Mi-8. The total flight time of helicopters made by Kazan Helicopters exceeds 50 million hours. Kazan Helicopters has delivered over 12000 Mi-4, Mi-8, Mi-24, Mi-17, Ansat helicopters (and their modifications) to 100 countries of the world.[5]


Kazan Aktai
Kazan Ansat
Kazan Ansat-2RC


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