Does the Mi-17 helicopter have weapons?
The Mi-17 can be armed with window-mounted 7.62 mm and 12.7 mm trainable machine guns. There are dedicated armed versions of this helicopter, that can carry up to 1 500 kg of weapons externally.
How far can an Mi-17 helicopter fly?
The Mi-17 can climb at a rate of 8m/s. The maximum speed and cruise speed of the helicopter are 250km/h and 225km/h respectively. The range of the helicopter is 465km and the service ceiling is 6,000m. The aircraft weighs around 7,489kg and its maximum take-off weight is 13,000kg.
How many rotor blades does a Mi-17 have?
The Mil Mi-17 is a twin-engined medium utility helicopter developed by the Soviet manufacturer Mil OKB, today MIL Moscow helicopter plant, JSC (Russia). The Mil Mi-17 is a development of the Mil Mi-8….Medium Multi-Purpose Helicopter.
|Rotor Blades (main/tail)||5/3|
|Height||5,65 m||18 ft 6 in|
How much does a Mi-17 helicopter cost?
The Mi-17V5 helicopter costs nearly around US $ 16.4 to US $ 18.4 million. Besides India, the other countries where Mi-17V5 helicopter is operational include Russia, Iraq, Czech Republic and Afghanistan.
How many Mi-17 does India have?
|CH-47 Chinook||United States||15|
Which is the biggest helicopter in the world?
The Mil Mi-26 (Russian: Миль Ми-26, NATO reporting name: Halo) is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter. Its product code is Izdeliye 90. Operated by both military and civilian operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have gone into serial production.
Are twin engine helicopters safer?
In fact, twin and single-engine helicopters offer practically the same degree of safety. Evidence shows that 95% of the causes of helicopter accidents (ground impacts, power line collisions, etc) have nothing to do with whether the aircraft was a twin or single-engine model.
What’s the safest helicopter?
A twin-engine chopper of Russian origin, the Mi17-V5 is supposed to be one of the safest helicopters in the world. “It is the latest acquisition and a workhorse of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and has a sound safety record,” said Air Marshal BK Pandey (retd).
What is the smallest helicopter?
A Guinness World Records spokeswoman confirmed the recognition of Yanagisawa’s helicopter as the world’s smallest model in terms of weight and rotor length of 13 feet. Yanagisawa has sold five GEN H-4s in Japan and two in the U.S. for recreational use. The helicopters sell for about 6 million yen or $57,140.