Russian Helicopters demonstrates Ansat with new satellite comm system

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) presented the light multi-purpose Ansat helicopter equipped with the new Mku30 satellite communication system at the 53rd International Paris Air Show.

Russian Helicopters has presented the Ansat helicopter equipped with the Mku30 satellite communication system at Paris Air Show 2019. Russian Helicopters Photo

“The Holding Company actively develops the introduction of modern satellite communication systems for helicopters. We entered into an agreement with the MOST-satellite systems company on joint promotion of these products. The Ku-band satellite communication system was created for Ansat and integrated into its avionics. It ensures data transmission and reception at the speed up to two Mbps regardless helicopter’s location. We plan to offer this system as an option for all civil helicopters of the Holding Company,” said Andrey Boginsky, director general of Russian Helicopters.


The Mku30 satellite communication system allows single-point and multi-point video conferencing on board, smooth real-time transmission of selected amounts of data and high-quality video content.

At Paris Air Show 2019 held in the French capital on June 17 to 23, Russian Helicopters is showcasing two Ansat helicopters in medical and VIP configurations.

The light multi-purpose Ansat helicopter, which has the largest cabin within its class, is actively used by the Russian air medical services. This twin-engine helicopter has compact size and does not require a large landing area. It can also be used for normal passenger and VIP transport, cargo delivery and environmental monitoring.

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