- Helicopter SchemeMulti-screw
- Take-off weightLight
Mi-2 - the helicopter of the second generation, reflected as two-engined modernization of the Mi-1 helicopter with gas turbine engines. At the time of creation of Mi-2 the domestic aviation industry did not release gas turbine engines for light helicopters. Therefore "The plant of V. Ya. Klimov" especially for Mi-2 has developed GTD-350. The first engine of such dimension has turned out a little heavy, but due to successful configuration of the helicopter, perfection of design it was succeeded to create the effective economic machine with high flight technical characteristics on which and still national team of Russia wins on world championships on helicopter sport.
Assignment. The agricultural Mi-2 option is intended for spraying and pollination of forest and agricultural grounds. On boards of the helicopter two bunkers in which held on Passenger-and-freight option were located it is intended for transportation of people and outsize cargoes in cabin, and also for transportation of bulky cargoes on the external suspender. Accommodation of 8 passengers is provided in cabin (6 - on the container of fuel tank, 1 - on folding seat at back wall of cabin, 1 - near the pilot); in sanitary option in cargo-and-passenger compartment 4 patients on stretcher and 1 medic can be placed. Agricultural modification, except special bunkers, is supplied with long cross bars with openings and system of the fans and pumps providing spraying of chemicals. Also search and rescue and polar options with the radio-radar and navigation equipment providing operation of the helicopter in northern latitudes are created. For the benefit of intelligence agencies patrol modification for patrol of borders which is equipped with the loudspeaker unit is created.Chronology of creation. The beginning of design - 1960. The model - January, 1961. Maiden flight - on September 22, 1961. Maiden flight of the factory machine in Poland - 1965.
State. The batch oriented production has been unrolled in Poland at Swidnik plant. In total 5400 helicopters more than 20 modifications are made. Are operated in armed forces and civil aviation.