Additional modification of the Mil Mi-1, the Mi-3  is equipped with the AI-26V radial engine (same as the Mi-1T derivative).  The capacity is increased to a pilot and three passengers.  Main rotor blade count is increased to four; maximum payload is 230 kg.

 

The designation 'Mi-3' is reused for a modification of the later Mil Mi-2.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-1

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Single seater

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 14.30 m (46.9 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Ivchenko AI-26V reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Ivchenko

Take-off / rated power: 429 kW (575 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 2500 kg (5512 lb)

Max Range: 380 km (205 nm)

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