OP-3 was the first protoype in the development program for the Russian Mi-38 medium multipurpose helicopter. Protoype OP-3 was the first to be fitted with with the PKlimov TV7-117V engine.

Data is based on the year 2017 data points of the fourth protoype and 2000 Russia's Helicopter World catalog data points of the Mi-38.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-38

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: 1-3 in Side-by-side 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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