Updated version of the Mil Mi-8MT produced in 1982.  The landing wheels were made retractable.  Created for the military, there is also the civil transport version; the cabin capacity is 30 passengers in addition to the three 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 configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 3

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height:  
Overall Length:  
Overall Width: 21.30 m 69.9 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length:  
Airframe Width:  
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 2.34 m 7.7 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 6.34 m 20.8 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.80 m 5.9 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 13,000 kg 28,660 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 13,000 kg 28,660 lb
Empty Weight: 7,550 kg 16,645 lb
Useful Load: 5,450 kg 12,015 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.581
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,200 m 10,499 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 270 km/h 146 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 5,550 m 18,209 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 580 km 313 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: Klimov TV3-117MT turbine
Manufacturer: JSC Klimov United Engine Corporation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 1417 kW 1899 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 21.30 m 69.88 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: All-metal
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 5
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 356.33 m² 3835.6 ft²
Disc Loading: 36.48 kg/m² 7.472 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.91 m 12.83 ft
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade fwd
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 3
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 12.01 m² 129.2 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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