Development of the Russian Mi-34 (NATO Designation: 'Hermit') light multipurpose/training helicopter began in 1980; production began in 1993.  Composed of the conventional pod and boom configuration, the light aircraft is capable of aerobatics.

 

Maximum internal and external payloads are 240 kg and 300 kg, respectively.  The cabin passenger capacity is 4, including the crew.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-34

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.75 m (9.0 ft)

Overall Length: 11.42 m (37.5 ft)

Overall Width: 10.00 m (32.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Vedeneyev M-14V26V reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Vedeneyev

Take-off / rated power: 242 kW (325 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1350 kg (2976 lb)

Max Range: 360 km (194 nm)

Max Endurance: 2.1 hrs (2.1 hrs)

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