Russian Helicopters wins awards at first “Aviation Builder of the Year” event

Russian Helicopters wins awards at first “Aviation Builder of the Year” event

6-Dec-2012 Source: Russian Helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, announces that its companies won a number of awards at the inaugural Aviation Builder of the Year competition in Moscow on December 5.

Winners included Rosvertol, which manufactures the Mi-28NE Night Hunter attack helicopter [photo] and the super-heavy Mi-26, and was cited for training young specialists for scientific and industrial organizations. First place in the Personal Contribution to the Development of the Aviation Industry category went to Vadim Ligai, CEO of Kazan Helicopters, builder of the medium Mi-8/17 series and the light Ansat.

“The debut of the Aviation Builder of the Year competition was a great success. Aviation manufacturing enterprises demonstrated their solidarity while also showing their inclination for competition and creative approaches to solving unconventional tasks,” Russian Helicopters CEO Dmitry Petrov said. “Our company traditionally participates in such sector-wide competitions, and we take pride in the high level of competency of helicopter manufacturing enterprises.”

Other outstanding results were achieved by Evgeny Feofilov of the Kamov Design Bureau, the developer of the civil and military Ka brand helicopters, who took second spot in the Creation of New Technology category for “An algorithm for calculating the maximal allowable flight parameters for the Ka-52 helicopter”. In the Contribution to Regulatory Structure Development in Aviation and Aviation Manufacturing category, third place went to a group of authors fromRosvertol, Tatiana Tokareva, Sergei Schennikov and Natalia Serzhenko for “A database of typical technological operations (TTO), typical technological processes (TTP) and normative times for TTO and TTP in assembly work”.

The awards were presented by representatives of the competition organizers: the Union of Aviation Industrialists, United Engine Corporation, Novikombank and Russian Helicopters.

The Aviation Builder of the Year competition was established in late 2011 to develop a system of social incentives for aviation industry staff who have achieved exceptional results in the scientific, industrial and social fields and have made a substantial contribution to the sector’s development. In total 116 companies and individuals took part in the competition.

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