An armed variant of the Mi-8, designated 'Hip-C' by NATO; the main rotor is upgraded from four blades to five.  The main uses of the combat-transport helicopter are attacks with rockets and laying minefields via conveyer belt.  The cabin has a passenger capacity of 24 troops in addition to three crew.  Production began in 1965.

There is also a civilian version of the Mi-8T 'Hip-C'.

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 devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Tandem 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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