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MIL Mi-17/171

Lift typeRotary wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboshaft
ApplicationBusiness, Cargo, Military Transport, Search & Rescue, Utility
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Twin turboshaft medium transport helicopter. Includes Mi-171Sh-VN military transport, Mi-171A2 and Mi-171A3 variants. Also known as Mi-8 in RFAS military service and includes the variants Mi-8MT, Mi-8MTV-1 and Mi-8AMTSh-VN.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
MIL Mi-17 1960 / 1975 Baseline variant, with RFAS designation Mi-8MT.
MIL Mi-17V-5 1995 / 1998 Military utility transport helicopter, with export deignation Mi-8MTV5-1, Kazan product.
MIL Mi-171A2 2013 / 2014 Enhanced civilian cargo helicopter.
MIL Mi-171Sh-VN 2017 / 2017 Export version of Mi-8AMTSh, armed variant.
MIL Mi-171A3 2018 / 2021 Variant specifically designed for offshore missions, derived from Mi-38 and Mi-171A2.

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Operations data

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