“Come See Afghanistan by Air -Mi-17” vintage style military aviation travel poster art by – Squadron Posters!
Come See Afghanistan by Air -Mi-17
The Mil Mi-17 (also known as the Mi-8M series in Russian service, NATO reporting name ‘Hip‘) is a Russian helicopter in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude. It is a medium twin-turbine transport helicopter. There are also armed gunship versions.
In May 2008 licensed production of the Mi-17 started in China, with production being led by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant JSC and the Sichuan Lantian Helicopter Company Limited in Chengdu, Sichuan province. Mi-17s are operated by the Afghan Air Force.