Mi-8T in US service for training purposes and evaluations on enemy equipment.
Source: US Air Force (SRA Jerry Morrison) - © public domain
The Mi-8T is the original and most common version of the Mi-8 helicopter and has the NATO reporting name is Hip-C. The Mi-8T is the standard transport version. Many are fitted with outriggers for four UV-16 rocket pods. The first generation Mi-8 can be easily identified by their long engine intakes without dust cover and starboard side tail rotor.
Mi-8T: Standard transport version of Mi-8.
Mi-8TV: Mi-8T with larger outriggers for six UV-32 rocket pods.
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