Development of the Russian-made Mi-8 (NATO Designation: 'Hip') medium multipurpose helicopter began in 1958 with the prototype, V-8.  The airframe is of semimonocoque type with wings.

Maximum internal and external payloads are 4000 kg and 3000 kg, respectively.  The aircraft can carry 26 passengers in addition to the crew. 

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-8/Mi-14/Mi-17

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 3 in Other arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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