Russian Helicopters is training Indian aviation engineers in Mi-17-1V helicopter repair techniques at the Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant owned by Russian Helicopters.
The plant is carrying out full repair of five Indian-owned Mi-17-1V helicopters. The repair works are expected to be to finished by June 2017. As part of a wider project of work, the plant will repair 30 Indian Mi-17-1V helicopters by mid-2018.
India is using a range of Mil Mi-17 helicopters produced by the company. India also signed a joint venture agreement on Ka-226T helicopters manufactured with Russia in October 2016.