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Mi-8 / Mi-17 Hip Multimission Helicopter

Stretcher Patients

12

Manufacturer

Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant JSC (Moscow), Kazan Helicopter Plant JSC (Kazan), Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

Operators

Russian Air Force, Iraqi Air Force, Czech Army, Afghan Army and Indian Air Force

Capacity

30 troops or 12 stretchers or 4,000kg (8,820lb) cargo internally or 5,000kg (11,023lb) externally slung

Maiden Flight

1970s

Number Built

12,000

Dimensions Without Rotors

18.22m x 4.75m x 4.5m

Main Rotor Diameter

21.29m

Cargo Cabin Length

5.34m

Cargo Cabin Width

2.34m

Cargo Cabin Height

1.8m

Disc

356m²

Normal Take-Off Weight

11,100kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

13,000kg

Normal Payload Weight

2,355kg

Maximum Payload Weight

4,000kg

Maximum Slung Payload

3,000kg

Empty Weight

6,965kg

Empty Weight

7,489kg

Normal Flight Speed

250km/h

Cruising Flight Speed

225km/h

Hover Ceiling

800m

Service Ceiling

6,000m

Range With Normal Payload

465km

Rate of Climb

8m/s

Powerplant

2 x TV2-117

Power

1,500hp

Normal Flight Speed

250km/h

Cruising Flight Speed

225km/h

Hover Ceiling

800m

Service Ceiling

4,500m

Range With Normal Payload

465km

Powerplant

2 x TV3-117MT

Power

1,950hp

Normal Flight Speed

250km/h

Cruising Flight Speed

240km/h

Hover Ceiling

1,760m

Service Ceiling

4,500m

Range With Normal Payload

495km

Powerplant

2 x TV3-117VMA

Power

2,200hp

Normal Flight Speed

250km/h

Cruising Flight Speed

240km/h

Hover Ceiling

3,980m

Service Ceiling

4,900m

Range With Normal Payload

495km
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