Mi-171 powered by VK-2500-03 engines for extreme temperatures (-58/+50 C)

Model News

Mi-171 with VK-2500-03 Engine Certified in China, 07-Apr-19 : #VK2500 Chinese Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) granted certification to the Mi-171 with Klimov VK-2500-03 engines. Special suited for cargo and firefighting demonstrated taking 3.5 tons bambi bucket at an altitude of 3,000 meters ~ 9,800 feet

Russia Completed Flight Tests of Mi-171Е2, 07-Feb-18 : Singapore Airshow 2018 The latest variant of the Mi-17 is equipped with “high-altitude” engines VK-2500PS-03 with increased power and FADEC digital control system and a new rotor system. Will still be exported as “Mi-171Е”

Upgrading the Mi-171E, 01-Dec-17 : Russian Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) fitting the Mi-171E helicopter with new rotors, polymer composite materials blades and FADEC VK-2500PS-03 engine with modified stabilizer and keel beam

VIP Mi-171E Delivered to Uganda, 10-Feb-16 : Russian Helicopters has delivered a VIP Mi-171E helicopter with a superior comfort cabin to the government of Uganda. Features included a wardrobe, food station, toilet and widescreen displays.

More Mi-171 helicopters to China in 2016, 10-Sep-15 : China Helicopter Exposition 2015 Russian Helicopters plans to deliver two MI-171 aircraft to China in 2016. The current Mi-171 fleet in China numbers about 150 aircraft.

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List of Operators of Mil Mi-171E

From Organisation with model Mi-171E
ecuador Ejercito Ecuatoriano
    Mi-8/17 Hip (3rd Gen) 9 1996/   
iraq Al Quwwa al Jawwiya al Iraqiya
argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina
    2 2011/   
china Poly Technologies
sri lanka Sri Lanka Air Force

pakistan Pakistan Government
    Mi-8/17 Hip (3rd Gen)
Construction Numbers on database of Mi-171E