Developed in 1963 as the prototype of the Mil Mi-8T.  The military version wields a machine gun.  Later, a civil utility version was produced.  The V-8AT can carry 20 passengers in addition to the three pilots.

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: No longer flying

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 Width: 21.30 m (69.9 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Motor Sich TV2-117 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Motor Sich

Max continuous power: 1103 kW (1479 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 1119 kW (1499 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 10000 kg (22046 lb)

Max Range: 450 km (243 nm)

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