Ukrainian company to sign a contract to build engines for the Russian-Chinese helicopter, the newspaper “Kommersant“. It is also known that the Ukrainian company “Motor Sich” signed a contract with the Russian Corporation.
We are talking about a new turboshaft engine AI-136Т for heavy civil helicopters AHL, which are developed only for the Chinese market in cooperation with Russia. If the agreement with the Ukrainian company could not be reached, to develop engines for helicopters will be engaged in Russia and China.
According to the publication, “Motor Sich” denied participating in the project, but works directly with the Chinese Corporation and have already signed contracts to supply engines. The Russian side supports the decision, as the choice of engine is up to the customer.