First flight of the prototype of the Mil Mi-2 Type series

Friday, September 22, 1961



The twin-engined Mi-2 was the first Russian helicopter equipped with a turboshaft engine.  A modification of the Mi-1, the Mi-2 made its first flight in 1961.

Source: "Mi-2 light multipurpose helicopter". Russia's Helicopter World, 2000. Published by Vertolet. Page 26.


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