To Mazury AirShow will come, from 49 Air Base in Pruszcz Gdański, 2 heavy transport-combat MI-24. This Soviet helicopters – icons of the battlefield, one of the most powerful in the world, which, despite their production since 1970 has not lived to see his counterpart in the armies of western countries. The maximum takeoff weight of such a machine exceeds 11 tons. Equipped with two turbojet engines with of 2’200 hp each, able to accelerate the colossus to the speed of 335 km/h. For the purpose of their fuel appetite, they have tanks size of 2’130 l.
But this is not because of these impressive specifications and because doing even more impressive weaponry, wear a well-deserved nickname of “The Flying Tank”.
Both machines will be presented on static display at the airport Kętrzyn Wilamowo and one of them will also present over the lake Niegocin deftness and agility of these huge dragonflies are able to move.