Combat helicopters of the USSR: Mi-24. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Combat helicopters of the USSR: Mi-24. Developed in OKB Mill. The first flight – 1969. The model became the first Soviet and second after the AH-1 Cobra combat helicopter. Had many modifications and exported to various countries. Actively used during the Afghan war, in Chechnya. Unofficial name – “crocodile”. Helicopters of early versions were also called “cup” because of the flat glass in the cockpit.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1971 – present

Country of origin: USSR, Russia

Issued: 3500 items

Weight: 7.5 t

Speed: 270 km / h

Ceiling: 4950 m

Crew: 2-3 persons

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