A variant of the Mi-8, development of the Russian-made Mi-8MT (NATO Designation: 'Hip-H') began in 1967; production started in 1975.  Maximum internal and external payloads are both 4000 kg.  Unlike the Mi-8T, the turboshaft engine is equipped with deflectors to prevent dust intake; a 7.62 mm machine gun is also built onto the military-transport helicopter.  The cabin capacity is 24 passengers in addition to the two crew.

The export version is known as the Mi-17.

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: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 3 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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