Mil Mi-28

Attack Helicopter

Mil Mi-28N © Andrei Nesvetaev
Photo ©: Andrei Nesvetaev (Photos at airliners.net)
The Mil Mi-28 is a twin-engined attack helicopter developed by the Soviet manufacturer Mil OKB, today MIL Moscow helicopter plant, JSC (Russia).
Although the Mil Mi-28 was first flown in 1982 it went in series production not until 2005.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelKlimov TW3-117VMA-SB3 / TV3-117VMA-SB3
Engine Power (each)1638 kW2197 shp
Speed306 km/h165 kts
  190 mph
Service Ceiling5.700 m18.701 ft
Range450 km243 NM
280 mi.
Empty Weight8.590 kg18.938 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.700 kg25.794 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)5/4
Main Rotor Diameter17,20 m56 ft 5 in
Tail Rotor Diameter3,84 m12 ft 7 in
Rotor Disc Area232,4 m2502 ft
Length17,01 m55 ft 10 in
Height3,82 m12 ft 6 in
First Flight10.11.1982
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeMI28
NATO CodeHavoc
Data for (Version)Mil Mi-28NE