FREE SHIPPING IN THE UNITED STATES
The Mil Mi-8 (Russian: Ми-8, NATO reporting name: Hip) is a Soviet-designed medium twin-turbine transport helicopter that can also act as a gunship. The Mi-8 is one of the world's most-produced helicopters, used by over 50 countries. Russia is the main producer and the largest operator of the Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopter.
|Role||Assault transport helicopter|
|Design group||Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant|
|Built by||Kazan Helicopter Plant
Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant
|First flight||7 July 1961|
|Primary users||Soviet Union (historical)
ca. 80 other countries
|Developed into||Mil Mi-14|
The information contained on this page is unclassified, approved for public dissemination and is released under CC-BY-SA Licensing Agreement.
Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and discounts for active duty, first responders and veterans…
Drop your email to get the latest on military history, breaking news, and deep discounts on our swag for active duty, first responders and veterans…