Development of the Russian Mi-34 (NATO Designation: 'Hermit') light multipurpose/training helicopter began in 1980; production began in 1993. Composed of the conventional pod and boom configuration, the light aircraft is capable of aerobatics.
Maximum internal and external payloads are 240 kg and 300 kg, respectively. The cabin passenger capacity is 4, including the crew.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift configuration: Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: Tail rotor
Crew required: 1-2
Crew seating: Side-by-side
Landing gear: Skids
Overall Height: 2.75 m (9.0 ft)
Overall Length: 11.42 m (37.5 ft)
Overall Width: 10.00 m (32.8 ft)
Max Gross Weight (ground): 1350 kg (2976 lb)
Max Range: 360 km (194 nm)
Max Endurance: 2.1 hrs (2.1 hrs)