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Russia Shows Upgraded Mi-24 at Libya Air Show

By James T. McKenna | November 14, 2007

The Russian manufacturer Rostvertol exhibited and flew its upgraded Mi-24, dubbed the Mi-35, at the LAVEX 2007 air show at Maataga Airport in Libya. The Mi-35M has a new composite-blade rotor system, an X-shaped tail rotor for improved control efficiency and noise emissions, and advanced avionics. It has a multi-seat launching unit, according to Rostvertol, and can carry up to eight missiles in launching pods. The cockpit is night-vision goggle compatible. For related news

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