Stingray is probably drooling.
Air Gopher, attach them too! Remember, hotlinked images can be lost over time.
replaced hotlinked pics with attachments------leela25
We have here the latest in primitive technology.
Internet + Opinions = OMG we are SCREWED!
Keep Low. Move Fast. First Kill. Die LastOne Shot. One Kill. No Luck. Pure Skill.
I agree, being a big fan myself. It must be why Mil's experimental shop in Panki tested so many different things with it... some might just be rumors among a huge fanbase!
USMC Mi-24 Hind at Yuma
Venezuela Army Mi-35M2 Hind in detail
Mi-24PN and Ka-50
Mi-24P at Kubinka airbase
"Golden eagles" aerobatics group Mi-24P
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"Berkuty" aerobatic group Mi-24Ps
Thanks for the pics Air Gopher.
Mi-24PN and Mi-8MTKO need to shut down military helicopters in the nighthttp://www.aviaport.ru/news/2009/11/27/186032.html
Moscow. November 27. Airports - The upgraded Mi-24PN and Mi-8MTKO equipped for night use, enabling the closure of the needs of the military before joining the system vsesutochnyh Mi-28N, which are received on arms since 2008, said Chief Designer of OAO "Moscow Helicopter Plant ( MVZ. Mil) Alexei Samusenko.
He explained that the modernized Mi-24PN and Mi-8MTKO fully fulfilled their role. "In the late 90's and early this century, it became necessary to give the helicopter the night of Defense opportunities. Such work MVZ. Mil held since 2000 and upgraded helicopters came into operation. Modernized Mi-24PN and Mi-8MTKO and some other developing the transitional period when it was urgent to work at night ", - said A. Samusenko.
Defense has become a relatively small number of Mi-24PN and Mi-8MTKO for action at night and now they are in order. Total unofficial estimates fewer than 20 modernized Mi-24PN.
According Rosvertol Mi-24PN ATGM equipped with night surveillance-aiming station 9S475N (OPS-24N) with infrared direction finder and a laser rangefinder. The structure of avionics-24 helicopters are indicating system on the color LCD, satellite navigation, night vision goggles. The structure of OPS-24N is also gyrostabilized opto-electronic system GOES-342.
Mi-8MTKO (modernized, heavy, round the clock with night vision goggles) was established on the basis of the Mi-8MT for use in night conditions. The helicopter is additionally installed a set of navigation, piloting and electronic display KNEI-8-clock surveillance sighting station GOES-321VMI, night vision goggles (NVG), "Geo-ONV-1", adapted for NVG ****pit crew and lighting equipment. At Mi-8MTKO set uniform optical sighting system OPS-24N with the GOES-321, which allows clock to use guided missiles "Attack" with a cumulative or a thermobaric warhead at a distance from the goal of the helicopter up to 6 km.
Total modernized about 20 helicopters Mi-8MKTO. At the beginning of the decade for two years in the dark in Chechnya, was opened about 2000 goals, of which up to 1200 were destroyed by artillery fire during the night target designation for reconnaissance helicopters Mi-8MTKO. In June 2000, with the help of two helicopters Mi-8MTKO for only one night of the battle area was evacuated 92 personnel.
Captured and dismantled Mi-24 in Pakistan
Moving the thread along.
Burn Rubber does not mean Warp Speed!
Wings documentary series episode devoted to Mil Mi-24 "Hind."
A Hind thread. Now why didn't I, the ultimate Mi-24 fan, think of that?
Anyway, great documentary! MUCH thanks!
Air_Gopher already beat you guys to it... :P
Leela25 wrote:Air_Gopher already beat you guys to it... :P http://stingraysrotorforum.activeboard.com/t40243546/mi-24-mi-25-mi-35-attack-helicopter/
Golly, serves me right for searching for "Mil Mi-24", LOL.
Strange. I had a feeling we already had one, but, to my surprise, my search results turned up zip...
Anyway, threads merged.
one of the first versions of the Mi-24 in 1967