Mil Mi-1

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Mil Mi-1
Mil Mi-1 in a Belarussian museum
Role Helicopter
National origin USSR
Manufacturer Mil
First flight September 20, 1948
Introduction 1950
Status Active
Primary user Soviet Air Force.
Number built more than 2500 examples.

The Mil Mi-1 (Russian: Мил Ми-1; NATO reporting name: Hare) is a Soviet civilian and military helicopter. It was the first one built in a series in the USSR.[1] It was built under licence in Poland as SM-1.[2]

Users[change | change source]

Civilians[change | change source]

Countries using civilians Mil Mi-1 were: Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, and the USSR.

Militaries[change | change source]

Countries using militaries Mil Mi-1 were : Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Egypt, Finland, Hungary, Iraq, Mongolia, North Korea, Poland, Romania, USSR, Sudan, Syria, and Vietnam.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Jackson, Robert, Helicopters: Military, Civilian, and Rescue Rotorcraft (The Aviation Factfile). London: Grange Books Ltd, 2005. ISBN 1-84013-812-2.
  • Gaillard, Pierre, Avions et hélicoptères militaires d'aujourd'hui Paris, France : Larivière éditions, 1999. ISBN 2-907051-24-5.

References[change | change source]

  1. (in French)
  2. "Mil Mi-1 helicopter - development history, photos, technical data".