China has taken delivery of a third Mi-26TS heavy-lift utility helicopter from Russia, the helicopter manufacturer said on Monday.
The contract between Rostvertol and Lectern Aviation Supplies Co.
, Ltd.
(China) was signed in March 2010.
The helicopter, delivered three months ahead of schedule, will be used to put out forest fires.
A new contract for yet another Mi-26TS helicopter could be signed with China, Rostvertol said.