The Russian Helicopters holding has given to the government of Uganda the average Mi-171E helicopter with the luxury salon established on it. The contract for the car assembled on Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) has been signed in 2015 through “Rosoboronexport”, have explained in holding.
The salon equipped with chairs with a leather upholstery and wooden furniture is designed for the 12th pass. Among other things it is also equipped with clothes, buffet and a toilet.
Convenience of passengers is provided system shumo-and vibration insulations, folding doors ladders and the improved conditioner. The system of entertainments includes wide-screen displays and a large number of columns.
Feature of the flight and navigation complex allowing to manage helicopter in any weather and time of day is its adaptation for connection of night vision glasses.
Mi-171 with luxury salon I have received the certificate of type of the Aviation register of Interstate aviation committee (ARE of IAC) in the summer of 2013. The helicopter for the ugandiysky government became not the first car of the Mi-8/17/171 series which are equipped with VIP-salon. As a rule, the capacity of similar cabins varies from 7 to 14 pass.
As they say in the report of “Russian Helicopters” for the first half of 2015, the last time the holding delivered aircrafts to Uganda in 2009.