To organisers, participants and visitors to HeliRussia 2018
On behalf of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and me personally, I’m pleased to welcome you to the 11th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2018.
Aerospace and helicopter industry in particular are an important guides of Russia’s scientific, technical, social and economic development.
Russia has always been strong in aviation, and our products have earned a high reputation and professional respect around the world.
The expo plays a huge role, showcasing not only the new tech and helicopter equipment, but also allowing everyone to familiarize themselves with products and technologies. It promotes effective international cooperation in aerospace industry as well.
One of the key components of the expo is its extensive business program. It allows to discuss important industry issues, to build a thorough and effective dialogue between producers, helicopter operators, and regulators. Contracts and agreements that will shape the industry for many decades to come are signed at the expo.
HeliRussia is one of the main events in helicopter industry not only for Russia, but for the whole world.
For the history of the expo its organizers were able to achieve high professionalism of the event, which continues to contribute to the development of aviation.
I wish all the participants of the HeliRussia 2018 productive and effective work.
Minister of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation