The video shows the first flight of the modernized Russian Ka-226T helicopter

A video of the first flight of the modernized KA226T helicopter appeared on the website of the Rostec state corporation

under the working title "Mountaineer". The first flight of the machine took place on the basis of the flight test complex of the National Center for Helicopter Engineering "Mil and Kamov".

The helicopter received the project nameadaptability to operation in high altitude conditions. The aircraft differs from previous versions in an improved airframe and fuselage design, a new main rotor column, a main gearbox and new blades.

Ka-226T is equipped with new flight and navigation equipment and communication equipment. It also provides for the installation of a heating and air conditioning system.

This is the first Russian helicopter to be digitally documented from start to finish.

Source: Rostec