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Mil Mi-24 / Mi-35

Mil Mi-24V © Daniel Rybka
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Mi-24 / Mi-35

Gunship Helicopter

The Mil Mi-24 & Mi-35 is a twin-engined gunship helicopter developed by the Soviet manufacturer Mil OKB, today MIL Moscow helicopter plant, JSC (Russia).
Crew2-3
Passengers8
 
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelKlimow / Klimov TW3-117VM / TV3-117VM
Engine Power (each)1636 kW2194 shp
 
Speed335 km/h181 kts
  208 mph
Service Ceiling4.500 m14.764 ft
Range500 km270 NM
311 mi.
 
Empty Weight8.340 kg18.387 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.500 kg25.353 lbs
 
Rotor Blades (main/tail)5/35/3
Main Rotor Diameter17,30 m56,8 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter3,91 m12,8 ft
Rotor Disc Area235,1 m2531 ft
Length21,35 m70,0 ft
Height5,47 m17,9 ft
 
First Flight19.09.1969
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>2300
 
NATO CodeHind
Data for (Version)Mil Mi-24V
VariantsMi-35
Remarks
The Mil Mi-24 was based on the Mil Mi-8. Compared to other combat helicopters, the Mi-24 is able to carry up to 8 troops.

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