The Mi-8 is a multifunctional helicopter, the scope of which is expanding due to constant modernization and the possibility of equipping it with a large number of additional devices for various tasks. The helicopter can be used under a wide variety of conditions and temperatures (from -50 to +50 degrees Celsius) and is easy to operate and maintain.
The development of the V-8 (Mi-8) helicopter began at the M.L. Mil (now OJSC "Moscow Helicopter Plant, named after ML Mil", part of the holding "Russian Helicopters") replaced the tried and tested multipurpose piston helicopter Mi-4 in May 1960. The Mi-8 was developed as a profound modernization of the Mi-4 with a gas turbine engine. The helicopter was developed simultaneously in two versions: Passenger Mi-8P and Transport Mi-8T.
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FLIGHT FEATURES OF THE MI-8T
Crew 3 people
Top speed - 250 km / h
Cruising speed at normal flight weight - 220 km / h
Maximum flight altitude with passengers - 3000 m
Flight range in the transport version without additional fuel tanks - 450 km
Maximum takeoff weight - 12,000 kg
Maximum payload - 4000 kg
Maximum loading weight of the outer sling - 3000 kg
Максимальный вес груза, поднимаемый бортовой стрелой - 150 кг