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MI-8

 

MI-8

Specifications:

Weight, t:
           
maximum gross:   12
normal takeoff   11,1
Empty   6,9
Speed, km/h
  230-250
Dimensions, m    
main rotor   21,3
tail rotor   3,9
Length, m
  18,2
Alt.,  m   4500
Range, km:
 
maximum load   350
normal load   460
with aux fuel   950
Crew   3
Armament:   HIP E mounts a flexible 12.7-mm machinegun in the nose

  2 - 7.62-mm or 1x 12.7-mm MG
4-6 - AT-2C Swatter or AT-3 Sagger ATGMs
4-6 - 57-mm rocket pods (16 each)
2 - 80-mm rocket pods (20 each)
4 - 250-kg bombs
2 - 500-kg bombs
2 - 12.7-mm MG pod
2 - Twin 23-mm gun pods
1,830 liters Additional fuel tanks
Loaded combat troops can fire personal weapons through
windows from inside cabin
Engine   2 TVD,TV2-117, 2 x 1104 kWt
Payload   HIP C: 24 troops, or 3,000 kg internal or external loads on 4x hardpoints
HIP E   24 troops, or 4,000 kg internal or 3,000 kg external on 6x hardpoints
HIP J/K   antennas on aft section of fuselage
Avionics   The Mi-8 is equipped with avionics allowing operation in day,
night, and instrument meteorological conditions
Fuel, l:    
internal   445
internal aux tank   915
external fuel tank   745 liters in port tank, 680 liters in starboard tank