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Military-transport helicopter Mi-8MT (Mi17)

Purpose

The helicopter is used to increase the mobility of land force troops, tactical airborne assault, as well as for defeat of opponent forces by unguided missiles, small arms and bombing armament.

Specifications

Modification

Mi-8MT

Diameter of the main rotor, m

21.30

Diameter of anti-torque rotor, m

3.91

Length, m

18.42

Height, m

5.34

Weight, m:

- empty

7200

- Normal takeoff

11100

- Maximum takeoff

13000

 Type of engine

2 GTD Klimov TV3-117

Power, kilowatt

2 х 1454

Maximum speed, km/h

250

Cruising speed, km/h

230

Practical range, km

500

Rate of climb, m/min

540

Practical limit, m

5000

Static limit, m

1760

Crew, per

2-3

Pay load:

Up to 24 passengers or 12 stretchers with entourage or 4000 kg of cargo in cab or 4000 kg on suspension

Turbo-jet engine TV3-117

  • low specific fuel consumption
  • low specific gravity 
  • high reliability 
  • great resource 
  • simplicity of service operation 
  • high mantainability 
  • possibility to install dust-proof device

Armament

Combat load - 1000 kg on 4 points of suspension:
  • 80x unguided missiles S-8 blocks B-8ВV20 (4хB-8V20х20NАR);
  • 4х 100 or 250-kg bombs (OFAB-250)

Basic equipment

Equipment includes: commanding UKV radio stations R-860 and R-828, connection KV radio stations R-842 and "Karat"; aircraft intercommunication device SPU-7; four-channel automatic pilot AP-34B for automatic stabilization of the helicopter on the pitch, bank, heading and altitude of the flight; equipment for flight devices operates in SMU during the day and night, including two flight indicators AGB-ZK, two speed pointers NV, combined rate system GMK-1А, automatic radio compass ARK-9 or ARK-U2, radio altimeter RV-З; machine reflections reset ASO-2V.