KUMERTA (Sputnik) — The Ka-226 lightweight multirole helicopter has a maximum takeoff weight of 3.6 metric tons and is capable of transferring a payload of up to one ton. The helicopter could be used for passenger and cargo missions, medical evacuations and intensive care, and search and rescue operations.
"Our Arab colleagues have an interest in Ka-226 and Ansat. We are working on it, we hold dialogue and consider different options," Boginsky told reporters.
The Russian manufacturer is also interested in producing large quantities of aircraft which are modernized in accordance with customers' requirements, Boginsky added.
The Ansat, a multipurpose light twin-engine turbine helicopter, can be used to carry goods and passengers, as well as used for surveillance, search and rescue missions, and medical evacuation.