Possibilities for civilian sector cooperation between ORPE Technologiya and E-Volo GmbH

19 May 2016
E-Volo GmbH (Germany) representatives have visited the State Research Centre “ORPE “Technologiya” named after A.G. Romashin, part of the holding company RT-Chemcomposite of the Rostec State Corporation. Upswing German company the developer of new class helicopter Volocopter is considering the possibilities for partnering with Russian competence centres.

ORPE Technologiya visitors have got acquainted with the enterprise production capacities. Since Volocopter is an ultralight helicopter the components weight and strength characteristics are of key importance to it. From this perspective Technologiya vast experience in the field of the complicated configuration composite parts and ultralight aircraft glazing development and series production is of great interest to German technical specialists.

“E-Volo GmbH and other Technologiya foreign partners interest in its high technology products is a key enterprise proficiency indicator as well as its capabilities appreciation. It should be noted that none of this economic sector domestic enterprises has as wide experience in defense technology implementation into civilian manufacturing sector as Technologiya has”, ORPE Technologiya Director General A. Silkin stated.

E-Volo GmbH representatives gave a high appraisal of Technologiya production capacities. The visit has resulted in considering a possibility for the development of cooperation in the field of ultralight aircraft production.