Employees of the enterprises of "Helicopters of Russia" holding as a part of "Rostec" state corporation took the second place at the 5th National Championship of Working Professions of Hi-Tech Industries WorldSkills Hi-Tech-2018 which was held in Yekaterinburg. The Rostec team finished the competition with 24 medals, 8 of which were won by the representatives of "Helicopters of Russia" becoming the most productive holding company within the State Corporation.
The total amount of participants from the "Helicopters of Russia" was 40 employees of helicopter plants, including Kazan helicopter plant (KHP). The team of Kazan Helicopters Plant won a silver medal in the competence "Managing the life-cycle of a product", and the specialist of the plant Anatoliy Fomichev took the second prize in the competence "Production assembly of aviation technology items".
Since the 1940-s PJSC "Kazan helicopter plant" has been producing aircrafts, and since 1956 has been delivering abroad. Since 2007, the plant has been a part of "Helicopters of Russia" holding. Kazan helicopter plant is a certified plant for the production and repair of all MI-8/MI-17 helicopters. Reliability of Mi-17 helicopters is confirmed by more than 50 million flight hours. The Federal Air Transport Agency of the Russian Federation issued certificate for training and retraining of ground and aircraft staff to the training center of PJSC "Kazan helicopter plant".