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Mil Mi-17 (also known as the Mi-8M series in Russian service, NATO reporting name "Hip") is a Russian helicopter. Mil Mi-8/17 is a medium twin-turbine transport helicopter that can also act as a gunship. [Picture courtesy: Directorate of Media Affair, PAF]
Mil Mi-17 and Mi-171 are powered by two Klimov TV3-117MT turboshaft engines, each rated at 1,950hp. The helicopter can still take-off even with one engine shut down. [Picture courtesy: Directorate of Media Affair, PAF]
The first batch of Mil Mi-171 helicopters purchased at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant in 2001 for Pakistan Army Aviation and Pakistan Air Force needs. [Picture courtesy: Directorate of Media Affair, PAF]
     
Mil Mi-17/171 helicopters were inducted in PAF in year 2002. Mil Mi-17 is the export designation, and the version in service with the Russian Army is designated Mi-8MT. [Picture courtesy: Directorate of Media Affair, PAF]
Mil Mi-17/171 Hip helicopter can carry out transportation of troops, supplies and Search and rescue operations. Twin turboshaft engines are mounted on top of the fuselage with two round air intakes just above the cockpit and rounded exhaust ports aft. [Picture courtesy: Directorate of Media Affair, PAF]
Mil Mi-17/171 has a conventional design, with a large five-bladed main rotor mounted over the powerpack at the fuselage midsection a three-bladed tail rotor. [Picture courtesy: Sarmad Shoaib]
     
Mil Mi-17/171 has a round nose with glassed-in cockpit, a large sliding door forward on the portside, and a clamshell freight-loading door in the rear. The landing gear is a non-retractable tricycle type with a twin-wheel nose unit. [Picture courtesy: Sarmad Shoaib]
Mil Mi-17/171 cockpit accommodates a crew of three (include pilot, co-pilot/navigator, and flight mechanic). [Picture courtesy: Sarmad Shoaib]
The engine intakes of the Mi-17 series have deflectors to separate solid particles in the air (sand, dust etc.) and prevent them from ingestion. [Picture courtesy: Sarmad Shoaib]
     
On each side of the fuselage there is a pod for an external fuel tank. A box-shape device attached to the lower part of the rail beam houses the electronic countermeasures (ECM) system. Some Mil Mi-17/171 helicopters in service with the PAF are fitted with an weather radar. [Picture courtesy: Sarmad Shoaib]
 
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
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