First Series Overhaul of Mi-14 Type Helicopter of the Naval Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Is Completed
Мi-14 is a shore-based, multi-purpose anti–submarine helicopter.
Up to the recent times, overhaul and extension of life limits of Mi-14 helicopters of the Naval Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were performed by the State Enterprise “Sevastopol Aircraft Plant”.
Under the current military and political situation, there appeared a need in the development of overhaul of Mi-14 type helicopters of the Naval Aviation of Ukraine in order to ensure airworthiness and reconditioning of this helicopter types at the facilities of the State Enterprise “AVIAKON”, according to the Resolution of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine.
During 2017-2018 the first Mi-14 type helicopter prototypes of the Naval Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were overhauled at the State Enterprise “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant “AVIAKON”.
In November 2019 SE “AVIAKON” handed over to the Naval Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for operation the first series-overhauled and upgraded Mi-14 helicopter, fitted with up-to-date radio communication and navigation equipment.