Sunday, March 31, 2019

Helicopters Being Aggressive (Video)

Warzone/The Drive: Watch This Mi-24 Hind Attack Helicopter Make A Super Aggressive Running Takeoff

The maneuver makes the Hind look even more menacing than it already does and that is really saying something!

Helicopters are amazing machines that we usually associate with vertical takeoffs and landings, but under some conditions, and especially with certain helicopters, vertical takeoffs and landings just aren't in the cards. Russia's Mi-8/17/24/35 family of helicopters, which includes the utility-oriented "Hip" and the attack-focused "Hind," often use running takeoffs and landings to their advantage. The video below, that shows a Polish Mi-24 Hind taking off in Afghanistan, is an extreme example of this.

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WNU Editor: Russia's HIND helicopters always remind me of a mean looking hornet.

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