Afghanistan - Air Force Mil Mi-8 0037
Operator: Afghanistan - Air Force - 0037
Aircraft: Mil - Mi-8
Airport: Afghanistan - Kunduz (UND / OAUZ)
Category: Main database
Photo taken on 2006-6-17 by JPC van Heijst [Contact]
Camera setting: C7070WZ, 1/500s, f/5.0 at 10mm ISO 80
(11.2.2011, 21:16 CET)
Three unique and new helicopters in this picture. The forward 2 Mils are derelict helicopters that were used by the Northern Alliance. In the background an old Hind attackhelicopter is visible on a statue. It was used to welcome visitors to this former Soviet airforce base.
(12 February 2011 - 09:09 CET)
JPC, there are classic Mi-8. Mi-17 has a shorter engines TW-3-117, not TW-2-117 and the tail rotor on the other side of the fuselage.