Bomba Malaysia Mil Mi-8/17 Hip – Beauty Beast

The arrival of the Mil Mi-8/17 Hip originally for Royal Malaysia Police ( PDRM ). Due to certain regulations, ICAO related, the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia ( DCA Malaysia ) refused to register the helicopters as they did not conform design guidelines set by the ICAO . The helicopters need to be military registered and were given to the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Air Wing as M994-03 & M994-04.

080417 - 3

Test flight after maintanance at AIROD Subang

These helicopters are equipped with western avionics, a dolphin nose dome (weather radar), single ramp rear door and an extra sliding door on the starboard side. These helicopters was an xport version of Mi-8MTV.

080417 - 2080417 - 10080417 - 4

080417 - 12

Return to AIROD after few hours flight test

080417 - 13080417 - 15



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s