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New amphibious Mi-38T ready for testing

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Flight tests of a military amphibious assault helicopter Mi-38T will begin in May of this year, reports RIA News a message from the representative of the Kazan Helicopter Plant.


New amphibious Mi-38T ready for testing
Pre-production prototype Mi-38

It is reported that the new transport-assault vehicle is significantly different from the basic certified model of the Mi-38: “All units and components in the Mi-38T are Russian-made. The helicopter is equipped with highly efficient engines and an integrated digital flight-navigation complex. In addition, it provides for the installation of communications equipment for military needs and additional fuel tanks to increase the flight range. ”

Earlier, Andrei Boginsky, general director of the holding company “Helicopters of Russia”, noted that “the demands of the military for technology are always higher”.

According to him, the defense department’s reviews on the results of joint tests “will help to understand in which direction to carry out the modernization of the helicopter.”

Publication certificate: “Mi-38T is a transport-landing helicopter occupying a niche between Mi-8 and Mi-26. Able to carry up to 30 fighters or up to 6000 kg on external sling and 5000 kg inside the cab. "
Photos used:
Holding "Helicopters of Russia"
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  1. Ivan Tarava
    Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 11: 53
    +3
    Our army is not ready for this helicopter. Mi-8s come out of every hangar. Even if the army will buy the crumbs. They are needed in civil aviation as a taxi, to the islands, to the Crimea, to the North
    1. DenZ
      DenZ 11 May 2018 12: 05
      +6
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      Our army is not ready for this helicopter. Mi-8s come out of every hangar

      That is, MI-8 is eternal, we do not need anything new. So?
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      Even if the army will buy the crumbs

      Maybe crumbs and maybe not. Who knows how it will be?
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      They are needed in civil aviation as a taxi, to the islands, to the Crimea, to the North

      And the Mi-8 (despite its smaller dimensions) which gets out of every hangar in a taxi is no good? So it turns out?
    2. Berkut154
      Berkut154 11 May 2018 12: 07
      +1
      Why is it not ready? The task will be set to master, master without problems !!!
      1. Ivan Tarava
        Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 12: 14
        +1
        The task was set to master the PAK FA until 2015. IL-112 lift in 2017. IL-214 in 2019.
      2. sustav75
        sustav75 11 May 2018 12: 56
        0
        They learned to master! Top managers and finances will master and new resort (cloudy) places on the world map will master! I say without a bulldozer! Well, maybe for a parade a couple of pieces are blinded! They snickered there!
    3. figwam
      figwam 11 May 2018 12: 08
      +4
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      Our army is not ready for this helicopter. Mi-8s come out of every hangar. Even if the army buys crumbs, they are needed in civil aviation as a taxi, to the islands, to the Crimea, to the North

      The civilian version has long been shown, and now showed a transporter for the army. Yes, and no one will replace the Mi-8. Mi-38 occupies its niche, which was previously occupied by Mi-6.
      1. Romario_Argo
        Romario_Argo 11 May 2018 12: 27
        +1
        Mi-38T in the event of an accident, on one engine at high emergency mode has a thrust on the shaft in 3600 hp those. lifting force of about 18 tons, with a maximum weight of about 16 tons
    4. helmi8
      helmi8 11 May 2018 12: 28
      +5
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      Our army is not ready for this helicopter

      Excuse me, but do you have any relation to the Army Aviation to express such a categorical opinion?
      Quote: Ivan Tarava
      They are needed in civil aviation as a taxi, to the islands, to the Crimea, to the North

      Are you the director of a taxi fleet? Then let me tell you - using the Mi-38T as a taxi will be unprofitable. Well, if only as a cargo.
      1. Ivan Tarava
        Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 12: 34
        0
        Everything's clear with you. If your opinion does not coincide with the stranger, then right away are you the director ?, and you are the general ?, and you are the minister of defense ?, and you are the president ?. No, I have nothing to do with aviation or taxi. I expressed my opinion, which is primarily subject to discussion and, last but not least, condemnation.
        1. helmi8
          helmi8 11 May 2018 12: 39
          +4
          Yes, I did not blame ... smile Your peremptory statements about the readiness for operation of this type of helicopter in the troops simply show the level of ownership of the topic of discussion. Therefore, he asked.
          1. Ivan Tarava
            Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 12: 49
            0
            I just live in this country for a very long time and have some idea how some things are being done. Wait and see.
    5. TermNachTer
      TermNachTer 11 May 2018 12: 29
      +2
      Well, at least it's a big step forward. And the engines there are good TVs - 7 - 117
    6. Sands Careers General
      Sands Careers General 11 May 2018 13: 00
      +2
      Our army is not ready for this helicopter


      This is with a fright?
      1. Ivan Tarava
        Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 13: 24
        +1
        With such that they flew on MI-8 they will be more than a dozen years old. And Mi-38 pieces of 10 will be bought into the army, so that they would show an example to countries that they would also buy. Is there a lot of armats planned there? That's exactly how we drove on the T-72 and we will, here the same thing. And do not say that helicopters of different classes. Mi-8 is clearly cheaper than Mi-38, therefore they will use what is cheaper I do not look at the advantages of Mi-38. I don’t criticize anyone, I just express my opinion, which was not taken from scratch. Pensions are being cut, they are raising their retirement age, new taxes are being introduced, and here we are to buy bam and Mi-38 when they are half a percent worse than Mi-8 in packs.
        1. Sands Careers General
          Sands Careers General 11 May 2018 13: 36
          +4
          They will buy exactly as many helicopters as necessary for the needs of the army.

          And why tanks to drag into helicopters?
          1. Ivan Tarava
            Ivan Tarava 11 May 2018 13: 47
            +1
            Oh, you’re so funny that it’s not even funny. The Russian army needs a lot of things, but this does not mean that it will buy everything. I will not argue with you, it is useless. Okay, buy a buy, persuaded. laughing
            1. Sands Careers General
              Sands Careers General 11 May 2018 14: 03
              +5
              You don’t need to portray a clown here, then it would not be funny.

              And do not you argue what is needed for the Russian army. You are not an uncle with big stars on uniform.
            2. Topotun
              Topotun 11 May 2018 14: 20
              +3
              Nobody argues, why drive Kamaz if the cargo can be taken to Gazelles? Therefore, the MI-8 and their modification of the MI-17 will be extinguished in the army. But there is a place for these cars. And they will acquire as much as is really necessary. Why change the entire MI-8/17 fleet?
    7. nikoliski
      nikoliski 11 May 2018 15: 52
      -1
      Taxi on this giant, eating fuel like 5 light helicopters? For the needs that you have listed, you need a light, cheap helicopter (if you can’t do it, you can copy it abroad, I read CSN bought a French helicopter for myself)
  2. NEXUS
    NEXUS 11 May 2018 12: 01
    +1
    The right helicopter. And for the North it is very good for the Ministry of Emergencies. I think the MI-38T, given the fact that it is completely Russian, has a great future.
  3. Guru
    Guru 11 May 2018 12: 18
    0
    As I understand it, this is instead of MI-6. In terms of parameters, it is similar in purpose as well.
    1. WUA 518
      WUA 518 11 May 2018 20: 18
      +1
      Quote: Guru
      As I understand it, this is instead of MI-6. In terms of parameters, it is similar in purpose as well.

      Absolutely diverse cars.

      1. Guru
        Guru 12 May 2018 10: 02
        0
        Of course I apologize. But compare Mi6 and Mi38, not Mi8 and Mi6. Be careful
  4. Hey
    Hey 11 May 2018 15: 29
    +1
    For me, 2 MI-8 is better than 1 MI-38 for landing. In the case of anti-aircraft fire, 30 people are more likely to survive. After all, it is not without reason that there is a saying, you’ll chase after 2 rabbits and you will not catch a single one.
    1. 72jora72
      72jora72 11 May 2018 16: 11
      +3
      For me, 2 MI-8 is better than 1 MI-38 for landing. In the case of anti-aircraft fire, 30 people are more likely to survive.
      Then it is better 8 MI-2, or 18 MI-1 ..................
      1. Hey
        Hey 11 May 2018 16: 14
        0
        Then it is better 8 MI-2, or 18 MI-1 ..................

        do not exaggerate to such an extent.