Sikorsky S-92A certified in CIS, but not Russia

2 Jun, 17, Source: Sikorsky

The Aviation Register of the CIS-wide Interstate Aviation Committee (AR IAC) certified the US Sikorsky S-92A medium-lift helicopter along with its modifications on March 30.

However, the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) points out that a government decree issued in 2015 stripped the AR IAC of certification powers within Russia. FATA has stressed repeatedly in the past that Russian airlines are not permitted to operate equipment for which the AR IAC has issued or validated certificates since the decree came into force.

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