Helicopter MI-172 in Vietnam
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Vietnam Helitours provides with Mi-172 helicopter charter service for your tour to Halong Bay, Sapa and Mai Chau.

The Mi-172 helicopter is a variant of Mi-17 medium multi purposes helicopter a modernization of the Mi-8. Its versatility and high performance characteristics made it the first popular helicopter in the world. Over 11,000 Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopters have been produced to date and they are in service in 80 countries. It is one of the most successful, reliable and durable medium multifunctional helicopters with thousands of these units operating 100 million flying hours. It is created for the transport of cargo, passengers, and VIP passengers as well. Vietnam Northen Service Flight Company (VNH NORTH) is using this type of Russian helicopters for tour to Halong Bay, Sapa and Mai Chau.

Some of the main advantages of the Mi-172 helicopter are its reliability and simplicity of operation as for the whole family of Mi-17 helicopters. By virtue of these qualities the Mi-172 is in high demand in India. It can be operated in many different conditions – whether heat or cold, rain or snow, mountains, desert, sea, or land. High reliability not only allows using the helicopter in different regions of operating but also provides high levels of safety.

Inside the helicopter MI172, feed up to 24 passengers

Inside the helicopter MI172, feed up to 24 passengers

 

Cabin of helicopter MI172

Cabin of helicopter MI172

 

Helicopter MI172 specifications

Country of Origin Russia
 Builder  Mil
 Date of Introduction  2001 and 2002
 Capacity  3 pilot + 26 passengers
Weight  Maximum Gross: 13,000 kg
Normal Takeoff: 11,100 kg
 Maximum cargo swing load  4000 kg
 Power Plant  02 Turboshaft TB3 – 117BM
 Maximum speed  250 km/h
 Fast cruise speed (at max. weight)  220 km/h
 AVIONICS  The Mi-172 is equipped with instruments, avionics, Doppler radar, and a fully functioning autopilot for operation in day, night, and instrument meteorological conditions.
 Endurance  4 h