Helicopter Mi 8 is a multi-purpose helicopter and is produced in passenger, transport and business versions.

Helicopter Mi 8 in its version “Salon” accommodates 9 passengers. The transport version has the cargo cabin with the volume of 23 cbm with a big cargo hatch, strengthened flooring, knots for attachment of cargo etc. Transport and passenger versions on the customer’s order may be equipped with external suspension system (freight-carrying capacity=3000 kg) and a hoist with a boom capable to lift on board at the suspension regime up to 150 kg.

Performance
Passenger Capacity 9
Normal takeoff weight 11100 kg (24503 lbs)
Maximum payload 4000 kg (8830 lbs)
Maximum speed with normal takeoff weight 250 km/h (135 kts)
Maximum speed with maximum takeoff weight 230 km/h (124 kts)
Cruise speed with normal takeoff weight 225 km/h (121 kts)
Range 600 km (324 nm)
Maximum altitude 4500 m (140 000 ft)

Dimensions
Cargo cabin 5,34×2,34×1,80 m (210 × 92× 71 in)
Passenger cabin 6,36×2,34×1,80 m (250 × 92 × 71in)
Entrance door 0,825×1,405 m (32.5 × 55.3 in)
Cargo hatch in the tail part of the fuselage 1,82×2,34 m (71.6 × 91.1 in)