1 Mi-8 the Hardworking Norther Helper Helicopter

Mi-8 the Hardworking Norther Helper Helicopter

Posted on February 27, 2017 by tim

Mi-8 is the most widespread and used helicopter in Russian Northern areas. Thousands people would suffer from hunger and cold if those steel machines won’t be coming to them each day to deliver foods, medicines, gas and transport people. Some Russian Northern villages are even sending kids to school via helicopter each day! Let’s see a few nice shots by Sergey who went to one Northern area and saw those Polar Mi-8s:

That’s a typical Russian Northern Mi-8. Its propeller blades are covered with tarps to prevent them from catching ice.

Local dogs at every village are happy when a helicopter arrives as pilots and passengers might have treats for them.


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One Response to “Mi-8 the Hardworking Norther Helper Helicopter”

  1. RB says:

    doggie in first picture thinking (if I really try hard I can almost smell the Americans way down there on the other side)

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