Mi-2 helicopter upgrade

Mi-2-

PURPOSE OF UPGRADING PROGRAM

The purpose of program consists in creation of new modifications of light helicopters in 3.5 to 4t class with improved flight and operating performance in place of obsolete Mi-8 helicopters due to:

  • use of efficient up-to-date engines AI-450М of higher power;
  • upgrading of fuel system due to installation of fuel tanks of larger capacity;
  • improvement of fuselage and cowlings aerodynamics;
  • space saving of cargo/passenger compartment;
  • installation of rear door;
  • installation of a new air navigation complex meeting ICAO requirements enabling to solve extensive range of missions.

UPGRADING VARIANTS:

Upgrading helicopter in Mi-2МSB version (Vari- ant 1)

  1. Upgrading powerplant with increase of each engine power up to 420 hp
  2. Installation of upgraded integrated flight and navigation system

Upgrading helicopter in Mi-2МSB version (Vari- ant 2)

  1. Upgrading powerplant with increase of each engine power up to 465 hp
  2. Upgrading transmission
  3. Installation of upgraded integrated flight and navigation system

Upgrading helicopter in МSB-2 version

  1. Upgrading powerplant with increase of each engine power up to 465 hp
  2. Upgrading transmission
  3. Installation of upgraded integrated flight and navigation system
  4. New composite nose section of fuselage
  5. New fuel system with main external fuel tanks of increased capacity
  6. Improved configuration of cargo/passenger compartment
  7. Rear cargo/passenger door.
Mi-2-1
FLIGHT PERFORMANCE
Helicopter Mi-2 Mi-2МSB МSB-2
Powerplant 2 х GTD-350 2 х АI-450М 2 х АI-450М 2 х АI-450М
Takeoff weight of one engine, hp 400 420 465 465
Maximum takeoff weight, kg 3550 3550 3900 4000
Transmission serial serial upgraded
Maximum speed, km/h 210 210 210 235
Cruise speed, km/h 180 180 180 200
Hovering ceiling, m 950 1100 1480 1500
Service ceiling, m 4000 4000 4000 4500
Maximum weight of cargo transportable in cargo compartment, kg 700 700 700 900
Maximum weight of cargo transportable on external load, kg 800 800 800 1000
Mi-2-2