The Mi-17 helicopter is quite often recommended for a helicopter tour in Vietnam. Handled by Vietnam Northen Service Flight Company (VNH NORTH), Vietnam Helitours will charter this helicopter for your private tour to Halong Bay, Sapa and Mai Chau.
The Mi-17 is capable of carrying cargoes in the cabin (including long cargo) with half-open or removed doors, external loads, or passengers (24 people). It can also be used for in-flight unloading of special cargoes.
The transport version of the MI-17 helicopter is intended to carry cargoes (loads) in the cargo compartment, including long-size cargo with partially- opened or removed cargo doors, external loads, or executives (up to 24 persons). Interior seats are removable for cargo carrying. The rear clamshell doors open, an internal winch facilitates loading of heavy freight. Floor has tie down rings throughout. The aircraft carries a rescue hoist capable to 150 kg.
Helicopter MI17 specifications
|Country of Origin||Russia|
|Date of Introduction||1995 and 1996|
|Capacity||3 pilot + 24 passengers|
|Weight|| Maximum Gross: 13,000 kg
Normal Takeoff: 11,100 kg
|Maximum cargo swing load||3000 kg|
|Power Plant||02 Turboshaft TB3 – 117BM|
|Maximum speed||250 km/h|
|Fast cruise speed (at max. weight)||220 km/h|
|AVIONICS||The Mi-17 is equipped with instruments, avionics, Doppler radar, and a fully functioning autopilot for operation in day, night, and instrument meteorological conditions.|