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Ukraine Helicopters Review 2015 | Robinson, Bell, Airbus, AgustaWestland, Mil


Number of helicopters in Ukraine in 2015 in Civil Aircraft Register is around 190 helicopters. The most numerous types of helicopters which have remained since Soviet Union (USSR) are Mi-2 (about 55 helicopters) and Mi-8, Mi-17 (about 56 helicopters).

The second and third positions of popularity are USA Robinson helicopters (22 helicopters) and European Airbus helicopters (17 helicopters).

Ukraine Helicopters | Bell, Airbus, Leonardo, Mil, Robinson | Review 2017

Robinson Helicopters are presented:
- Robinson R66 - 3 helicopters
- Robinson R44 Raven II - 8 helicopters
- Robinson R44 Raven I - 10 helicopters
- Robinson R22 - just 1 helicopter

Airbus Helicopters (former Eurocopter Group) include:
- Eurocopter AS 350 - 5 helicopters
- Eurocopter AS 355 - 2 helicopters
- MBB Bo 105 - 2 helicopters
- Eurocopter EC120 Colibri - 2 helicopters
- Eurocopter EC130 - 2 helicopters
- Eurocopter EC155 - 1 helicopter
- MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 - 3 helicopters

In the next row with about a same number of helicopters are USA Bell (11 helicopters) and British-Italian AgustaWestland (10 helicopters).

Bell Helicopters represented:
- Bell-407 - 3 helicopters
- Bell-427 - 2 helicopters
- Bell-429 - 2 helicopters
- Bell-430 - 2 helicopters
- Bell 206 - 1 helicopter
- Bell 47 - 1 helicopter

AgustaWestland Helicopters include only two types of helicopters:
- AgustaWestland AW109 - 7 helicopters
- AgustaWestland AW139 - 3 helicopters

Next are going other helicopters of USSR era - Kamov Ka-32 (7 helicopters) and made in Ukraine helicopter Aerokopter AK1-3 Sanka (7 helicopters). One of Aerokopter AK1-3 is next generation of Ukrainian made helicopters is Aerokopter AK1-3 Wasp.

In a small number of helicopters are also represented Schweizer 269C (2 helicopters), Alouette-M III (2 helicopters), Enstrom 480B (2 helicopters) and Hummingbird 300LS (1 helicopter).

In case of average price of helicopters sale market capacity of used helicopters in Ukraine could be around 275 000 000 US dollars.

In Ukraine helicopters distributed by cities according to registration as follows:

- Kiev - 57 helicopters
- Dnipropetrovsk - 37 helicopters
- Zaporizhzhya - 22 helicopters
- Kremenchuk - 16 helicopters
- Kharkiv - 9 helicopters
- Mykolaiv - 9 helicopters
- Lviv - 2 helicopters
- Ternopil - 2 helicopters
- Zitomyr - 2 helicopters
- Odessa - 1 helicopter
- Uzhgorod - 1 helicopter
- Truskavets - 1 helicopter
- Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi - 1 helicopter
- Dniprodzerzhinsk - 1 helicopter
- Kryvyi Rih - 1 helicopter
- Outside of Ukraine (legal entities) - 28 helicopters

Main types of Ukrainian helicopter operations:

- peacekeeping, humanitarian, environmental missions (in African countries under support of United Nations)
- helicopter cargo transportations inside cabin or on external load sling (in Ukraine and in/to other countries)
- aviation chemical works in agriculture and farming
- aero visual observation
- patrolling pipelines, oil pipelines, electrical network supports and forest massifs
- infrared control of heat networks in large cities
- stewing fires
- carrying out aerial photography an aerial video
- construction precision works
- search service, rescue service, aviation ambulance
- service for ships and offshore oil and gas platforms
- passenger transportation
- group helicopter charters
- tourist sightseeing flights and helicopter tours
- private and business helicopter charters
- aviation taxi
- transfers in remote places
- service of control number of birds and animals in nature reserves
- environmental monitoring and radiation control of areas and individual objects

Helicopters are managed by private airlines and belong to individuals and legal entities.

Ukraine Helicopters | Types of Helicopters | Helicopters Pictures and Specifications
Helicopter Mil Mi-2 Mil Mi-2
55 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 400 000 - 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: 8 passengers or 700 kg internal, 800 kg external cargo
Empty weight: 2372 kg
Loaded weight: 3550 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 3700 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Klimov GTD-350P
Maximum speed: 200 km/h
Cruise speed: 195 km/h
Range: 440 km
Helicopter Mil Mi-8 | Mil Mi-17

Mil Mi-8 / Mil Mi-17
56 helicopters
Used helicopter price: Mil Mi-8 - 1 000 000 US dollars, Mil Mi-17 - 7 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 3 - pilot, copilot, flight engineer
Capacity: 24 passengers or 12 stretchers and seat for 1 medical attendant or 3000 kg on internal/external hardpoints
Empty weight: 7260 kg
Loaded weight: 11100 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 12000 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Klimov TV3-117Mt turboshafts, 1454 kW each
Maximum speed: 260 km/h
Cruise speed: 220 km/h
Range: 450 km
Helicopter Robinson R66
Robinson R66
3 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 850 000 - 950 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: 4 passengers
Empty weight: 581 kg
Loaded weight: 1225 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce RR300 turboshaft, 270 hp take-off, 224 hp continuous
Maximum speed: 259 km/h
Cruise speed: 231 km/h
Range: 601 km
Helicopter Robinson R44 Raven I and Raven II
Robinson R44 Raven I and Raven II
18 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 270 000 - 350 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
Capacity: 4 including pilot
Empty weight: 657 kg
Loaded weight: 1134 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-540-AE1A5, 6 cylinder, flat engine with fuel injection, 245 bhp (183 kW)
Maximum speed: 240 km/h
Cruise speed: 200 km/h
Range: 560 km
Helicopter Robinson R22 Robinson R22
1 helicopter
Used helicopter price: 130 000 - 160 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: 2 including pilot
Empty weight: 389 kg
Loaded weight: 417 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-320-A2B or -A2C flat 4 piston engine, 124 hp (93 kW)
Never exceed speed: 189 km/h
Cruise speed: 177 km/h
Range: 386 km
Helicopter Eurocopter AS 350
Eurocopter AS 350
5 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 500 000 - 1 600 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: 5
Empty weight: 1174 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2250 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Arriel 2B turboshaft, 632 kW (847 shp)
Never exceed speed: 287 km/h
Cruise speed: 245 km/h
Range: 662 km
Helicopter Eurocopter AS 355 Eurocopter AS 355
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 350 000 - 1 600 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: 6
Empty weight: 1305 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2540 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Allison 250-C20F turboshaft, 313 kW (420 shp) each
Never exceed speed: 278 km/h
Cruise speed: 224 km/h
Range: 703 km
Helicopter MBB Bo 105
MBB Bo 105
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 850 000 - 1 200 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
Capacity: 4
Empty weight: 1276 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2500 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Allison 250-C20B turboshaft engines, 313 kW (420 shp) each
Never exceed speed: 270 km/h
Maximum speed: 242 km/h
Cruise speed: 204 km/h
Range: 575 km
Helicopter Eurocopter EC120 Colibri Eurocopter EC120 Colibri
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 800 000 - 1 450 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2 pilots
Capacity: 4 passengers
Empty weight: 991 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 1715 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Arrius 2F turboshaft, 376 kW (504 shp)
Never exceed speed: 278 km/h
Cruise speed: 223 km/h
Range: 710 km
Helicopter Eurocopter EC130
Eurocopter EC130
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 800 000 - 3 400 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 (pilot in left seat)
Capacity: 6 passengers (2 at front and four at back), 7 passengers (3 at front and four at back)
Empty weight: 1377 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2427 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Arriel 2B1 turboshaft, 632 kW (847 shp)
Never exceed speed: 287 km/h
Cruise speed: 240 km/h
Range: 610 km
Helicopter Eurocopter EC155Eurocopter EC155
1 helicopter
Used helicopter price: 5 000 000 - 6 000 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2 (pilots)
Capacity: 13 passengers or 2301 kg payload
Empty weight: 2618 kg
Max takeoff weight: 4920 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Turbomeca Arriel 2C2 turboshaft engines, Take-off Power, 697 kW (935 hp) each
Never exceed speed: 324 km/h
Cruise speed: 280 km/h
Range: 857 km
Helicopter MBB/Kawasaki BK 117
MBB/Kawasaki BK 117
3 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 000 000 - 2 700 000 US dollars
Crew: 1
Capacity: up to 10 passengers
Empty weight: 1727 kg
Max takeoff weight: 3350 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Textron Lycoming LTS 101-750B-1 turboshaft, 442 kW (593 hp) each
Never exceed speed: 278 km/h
Cruise speed: 250 km/h
Range: 541 km
Helicopter Bell-407Bell-407
3 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 400 000 - 3 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 7 comprising pilot and passengers
Empty weight: 1210 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2722 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Allison 250-C47B turboshaft, 813 shp (606 kW)
Maximum speed: 260 km/h
Cruise speed: 246 km/h
Range: 598 km
Helicopter Bell-427
Bell-427
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 1 300 000 - 2 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 2 pilots
Capacity: 7 passengers
Empty weight:1760 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 2970 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D turboshaft, 710 hp (529 kW) each
Maximum speed: 259 km/h
Cruise speed: 256 km/h
Range: 730 km
Helicopter Bell-429Bell-429
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 5 000 000 - 6 000 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 7 passengers (six in passenger compartment; one beside pilot)
Empty weight: 1925 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 3175 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1 turboshaft, 625 shp (466 kW)
Never exceed speed: 287 km/h
Cruise speed: 273 km/h
Range: 722 km
Helicopter Bell-430
Bell-430
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 2 400 000 - 3 300 000 US dollars
Crew: 2
Capacity: 6–8
Empty Weight: 2406 kg
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 4218 kg
Engine: 2× Rolls-Royce 250-C40B, 783 hp (584 kW) each
Max. speed: 260 km/h
Range: 600 km
Helicopter Bell-206
Bell-206
1 helicopter
Used helicopter price: 550 000 - 1 400 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 4 passengers
Empty weight: 1057 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 1451 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Allison 250-C30P turboshaft, 420 shp
Never exceed speed: 241 km/h
Maximum speed: 222 km/h
Range: 693 km
Helicopter Bell-47
Bell-47
1 helicopter
Used helicopter price: 100 000 - 125 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2
Capacity: 1 passenger or 2 litters
Empty weight: 858 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 1340 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming TVO-435-F1A flat, six-cylinder, reciprocating engine, 280 hp (210 kW)
Maximum speed: 169 km/h
Cruise speed: 135 km/h
Range: 395 km
Helicopter AgustaWestland AW109AgustaWestland AW109
7 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 3 000 000 - 5 000 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 or 2
Capacity: 6 or 7 passengers
Empty weight: 1590 kg
Max takeoff weight: 2850 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206C Turboshaft engine, 418 kW (561 hp) each
Maximum speed: 311 km/h
Cruise speed: 285 km/h
Range: 932 km
Helicopter AgustaWestland AW139
AgustaWestland AW139
3 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 8 500 000 - 12 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 to 2
Capacity: 15 passengers
Empty weight: 3622 kg
Gross weight: 6400 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C-67C turboshaft engine, 1,142 kW (1,531 hp) each
Maximum speed: 310 km/h
Cruising speed: 306 km/h
Range: 1250 km
Helicopter Kamov Ka-32Kamov Ka-32
7 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 7 500 000 - 12 500 000 US dollars
Crew: 2 pilots
Capacity: 13 passengers or 3500 kg in cabin or 5000 kg external cargo
Empty weight: 6000 kg
Max takeoff weight: 11000 kg
Powerplant: 2 × Isotov TVZ-117BMA turboshaft engines, 1660 kW (2230 hp) each
Maximum speed: 250 km/h
Cruising speed: 230 km/h
Range: 670 km
Helicopter Aerokopter AK1-3 Sanka | Wasp
Aerokopter AK1-3 Sanka | Wasp
7 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 130 000 - 160 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 1 passenger
Empty weight: 380 kg
Gross weight: 650 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Subaru EJ25 four cylinder, air-cooled, four stroke automotive engine, 116 kW (156 hp)
Maximum speed: 180 km/h
Cruising speed: 160 km/h
Range: 320 km
Helicopter Schweizer 300CSchweizer 300C
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 145 000 - 200 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 2 passengers
Empty weight: 499 kg
Max. takeoff weight: 930 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Textron Lycoming HIO-360-D1A 4 cylinder, horizontally opposed, 190 hp (141 kW)
Maximum speed: 176 km/h
Cruise speed: 159 km/h
Range: 360 km
Helicopter Aérospatiale Alouette III
Aérospatiale Alouette III
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 350 000 - 400 000 US dollars
Crew: 2
Capacity: 5 passengers
Empty weight: 1143 kg
Gross weight: 2200 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Turbomeca Artouste IIIB turboshaft, 649 kW (870 shp) derated to 425 kW (570 hp)
Maximum speed: 210 km/h
Cruising speed: 185 km/h
Range: 540 km
Helicopter Enstrom 480Enstrom 480
2 helicopters
Used helicopter price: 300 000 - 750 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 5 total
Empty weight: 760 kg
Gross weight: 1293 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce Model 250-C20W turboshaft, 285 hp (215 kW)
Maximum speed: 203 km/h
Cruise speed: 175 km/h
Range: 700 km
Helicopter Hummingbird 300LS
Hummingbird 300LS
1 helicopter
Used helicopter price: 160 000 - 245 000 US dollars
Crew: 1 pilot
Capacity: 1 passengers
Empty weight: 839 kg
Gross weight: 1270 kg
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IVO-435 six cylinder, air-cooled, four stroke aircraft engine, 265 hp (198 kW)
Never exceed speed: 193 km/h
Cruise speed: 161 km/h
Range: 604 km
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