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MIL Mi-171

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Name Mi-171
Manufacturer MIL
Wing Rotary
Position Five-blade main rotor
Tail Three-blade tail rotor
WTC Medium
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle fixed
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

MIL Mi-171
MIL Mi-19
MIL Mi-8
MIL Mi-9
MIL Mi-172
MIL Mi-17

MIL Mi-171

MIL Mi-171 MIL Mi-171 3D


The Mil Mi-17 (also known as the Mi-8M series in Russian service, NATO reporting name "Hip") is a Russian-designed helicopter currently in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude. Mil Mi-8/17 is a medium twin-turbine transport helicopter that can also act as a gunship.

Technical Data

Wing span 21.352 m70.052 ft
Length 18.42 m60.433 ft
Height 4.76 m15.617 ft
Powerplant 2 x Klimov TV3-117VM turboshafts, 1,545 kW (2225 shp) each.
Engine model Klimov TV3-117

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 135 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 1300013,000 kg
13 tonnes
Ceiling FL160 ROD ft/min APC
WTC M Range 267267 nm
494,484 m
494.484 km
1,622,322.836 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving MI8

None on SKYbrary