A medium twin-turbine helicopter designed by the Soviet Union and now produced in Russia. Most commonly used as a transport helicopter, variations also include an airborne command post, armed gunship, and reconnaissance platform. The Mi-8 is among the world’s most-produced helicopters.

  • Manufacturer Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant
  • Cruising Speed 123 knots
  • Range 378 mi
  • Empty Weight 16,007 lbs