Mi-17V-5 Multipurpose helicopter. First flight: 1995 © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis


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Manufacturer: OKB Mil
Country: Russia
First flight: 1995
Type: Multipurpose helicopter


These helicopters were recently ordered and acquired in the period 2009-2010 by the Ministry of Interior of FYROM (two Mi-17V-5 and two type Mi-171) which were included in the fleet of the Ministry of Interior. They carry out mainly missions on behalf of the Police, but at the same time can be used on behalf of the FYROM Air Force.

Mi-17V-5 is a modification of the Mi-8МТ helicopter. This version provides the capability of transporting up to 36 soldiers, with a maximum take off weight of 13.000 kg up to 750 km. Inside the cabin it can carry 4 tons of payload or, optionally, 4.0 tons on an external hook.

The
Mi-17V-5 is equipped with the latest electronic systems and can easily navigate and operate at high altitudes and extreme temperatures, which establishes it as one of the best helicopters worldwide in its category.

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
ΟΚΒ Mil
TYPE
Multipurpose helicopter
CREW
3
POWER-PLANT
Two turboshaft TV3-177VM
Power, h.p.
2 x 2.228
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
18,42
Main rotor diameter, m
21,3
Tail rotor diameter, m
3,91
Wing span, m
-
Height, m
5,34
WEIGHT
 
Empty, kg
7.580
Normal take-off, kg
11.100
Maximum take-off, kg
13.000
Internal fuel, kg
-
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
250
Cruising speed, km/h
230
Ferry range, km -
Range, km
715
Combat range, km
-
Service ceiling, m
6.000
Static ceiling, m
3.980
Payload, kg
Up to 24 passengers or 36 soldiers of 12 litter with attendants or 4.000 kg freight in cabin.
- or with on hook, kg
4.000
ARMAMENT
-

 


PHOTOS Mi-17V-5 Demonstration flight, exhibition of the Monastery 2011.