Variant of the Mi-8.  Unlike the Mi-8T, the turboshaft engine is equipped with deflectors to prevent dust ingestion.  The military-transport helicopter has an armored cabin and is eqipped with 7.62 mm machine guns.  The Mi-8MTV family is capable of a higher hover ceiling than the Mi-8MT.

 

The aircraft is part of the Mil Mi-17 export series.

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: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 3

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.65 m (18.5 ft)

Overall Length: 25.24 m (82.8 ft)

Overall Width: 21.30 m (69.9 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Motor Sich TV3-117VMA turbine

Engine manufacturer: Motor Sich

Take-off / rated power: 1640 kW (2198 hp)

Intermediate power: 1618 kW (2169 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 12000 kg (26455 lb)

Max Range: 495 km (267 nm)

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