Mil Mi-17 ‘Hip’

Improved successor to Mi-8 for civil use and export. Prototype built with basic Mi-8 airframe and powerplant and dynamics of Mi-14, first displayed at Paris Air Show in 1981. First exported in 1983. Production continues at Kazan and Ulan-Ude.

Specifications: 35 A
Accommodations: 2 + 32
Cargo/baggage: 3,000 kg (6,614 lb)
Max speed: 135 kt (250 km/h)
Range: 267 nm (495 km)

Main rotor diameter: 21.3 m ( 69 ft 11 in)
Length: (rotors turning): 25.4 m (83 ft 3 in)
Height: 5.7m (18 ft 7 in)

Five-blade main rotor and three-blade portside tail rotor; twin Kilmov TV3-117 turboshafts with shorter engine nacelles; horizontal stabilizer near rear of tailboom; rear of clamshell doors; round cabin windows.