The Mi-171 medium multi purposes helicopter a modernization of the Mi-8. Its versatility and high performance characteristics made it the first popular helicopter in the world. Over 11,000 Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopters have been produced to date and they are in service in 80 countries. It is one of the most successful, reliable and durable medium multifunctional helicopters with thousands of these units operating 100 million flying hours. This is a helicopter that you can rely on in all latitudes, from freezing cold of Antarctica to the scorching heat of Africa - where the UN on many everyday missions uses it.
Mi-171 Transport Variants: Can carry up to 4000 kg inside of the spacious 27m3 cabin, or 4000 kg on outside sling
Mi-171 Passenger Carrying Variant:Transportation up to 26 persons in airliner surrounding, with large square windows, luggage compartment, lavatory, AC system, low level of noise and vibration
Mi-171 VIP and Corporate Variant:Up to 14 passengers in high comfort with steward, audio video, satellite communication, highest quality materials, and high level of noise and vibration suppression
Mi-171 Search and Rescue Variant:Two external hoists 150 kg and 270 kg or 300kg for rescue baskets, 12 stretchers, NVG, FLIR, PA system, pneumatic emergency floats, Doppler weather radar, additional navigation, infrared search camera system and evacuation capability of up to 37 persons. A Search & Rescue variant is fitted with a hoist, universal lifting seat or a rescue cradle, cargoes or causalities can be taken aboard of the helicopter. Up to 12 stretchers for injured people can be installed inside the cargo cabin.
Mi-171 Fire Fighting Variant:Bambi bucket 3500 L or VSU 5, 4000L water drain system, transportation of up to 37 firefighters with equipment, lifting personal equipment, oxygen system. Also available is an optional Simplex system for horizontal fire fighting in high-rise buildings. A Firefighting variant can pick up water from an open reservoir, carry 4.5 cubic meters of water and discharge it in 15 seconds. The cabin can carry up to 36 firemen with full equipment. The helicopter equipped with a dropping system provides a descent of firemen in hard-to-reach places without helicopter landing.
Mi-171 Military Variant:Bambi bucket 3500 L or VSU 5, 4000L water drain system, transportation of up to 37 firefighters with equipment, lifting personal equipment, oxygen system. Also available is an optional Simplex system for horizontal fire fighting in high-rise buildings. A Firefighting variant can pick up water from an open reservoir, carry 4.5 cubic meters of water and discharge it in 15 seconds. The cabin can carry up to 36 firemen with full equipment. The helicopter equipped with a dropping system provides a descent of firemen in hard-to-reach places without helicopter landing.
Mi-171A/Mi-171A1 (Brazil Certificate) Cargo and Passenger:These are the latest variants developed from the Mi-171 family. They were created for the operation of civil aviation (for passengers and VIP-persons as well as cargo transportation). Thus they were developed with the priority of matters concerning safety and certification. They meet the maximum conformity of design for FAR-29 and JAR-29 aviation rules. The helicopter received approval of type certification in the Aviation Registrar of Brazil (CTA), requirements of which correspond to FAR-29.
Mi-171M (under development) Cargo and Passenger:The Mi-171M is being designed for maximum efficiency, modernization, safety, and environment in mind. It will feature the more powerful VK-2500 engines for higher ceilings and heavier lifting. The crew will be reduced from the current 3 down to 2 reducing operation costs.
Design Features:Flight and climbing with one failed and one working engine, all the main hydraulic systems are duplicated, deicing, fire protection, emergency locator, high passenger cabin ceiling 1.8m, absorption pilot seats, two flame proof GT40PCH8V generators, engine starting without ground APU unit.
|Fuselage Construction:||Increased strength aluminum alloy metal fuselage with highly effective corrosion resistant coating.|
|Landing Gear / Main Rotar / Power Plant / Accomodation / Instrumentation||Three point fixed absorptive wheel HD landing gear five interchangeable blades with titanium edge tips and vibration damper TV3 -117VM 2200hp or VK 2500 2700hp with FADEC system Up to 37 passengers (in military or emergency version) Standard Russian avionics and instrumentation with BAE Systems North America engine parameters display, full western avionics with IRF, ATC, VFR, VOR, ILS, GPS, Doppler radar, available as an option.|
|Optional Equipment:||Rescue hoist, cargo ramp, dolphin nose, sling load, heating, AC, pneumatic floats, and additional fuel tanks.|
|Optional Use:||Agriculture, Police, TV, Offshore transport, and Tourism.|