Mil Mi-54

Summary

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Mi-54
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Mil Mi-54 mock up at MAKS 2007 Airshow
Role Civil Utility helicopter
National origin Russia
Manufacturer Mil

The Mil Mi-54 was a projected twin-turbine civil utility helicopter, first announced in 1992, intended to replace the Mi-2 and the Mi-8 helicopters. It was planned to use two 574 kW Saturn/Lyulka AL-32 turboshaft engines, four-bladed main and tail rotors, and fixed tricycle-type landing gear with one nosewheel and two rear wheels on sponsons.

Specifications

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General characteristics

  • Crew: 1-2
  • Capacity: 10-12 passengers
  • Length: 13.113 m (43 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 4.8 m (15 ft 9 in)
  • Empty weight: 3,000 kg (6,614 lb)
  • Gross weight: 4,500 kg (9,921 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 4,700 kg (10,362 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Saturn/Lyulka AL-32 turboshaft engines, 575 kW (771 shp) each
  • Main rotor diameter: 13.5 m (44 ft 3 in)
  • Main rotor area: 143.16 m2 (1,541.0 sq ft)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 285 km/h (177 mph, 154 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 260 km/h (160 mph, 140 kn)
  • Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft)

External links

  • Mil Mi-54 at www.aviastar.org