#4579 German Army - Mil Mi-9 Hip-G (93+92)
Mil Mi-9 Hip-G (93+92) as used by the German Army (Deutsches Heer) at the Luftwaffenmuseum, Berlin-Gatow (Germany)
This Mi-9 flew from December 1983 to October 1990 in the East German Air Force (Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee) as 411
and belonged to the Kampfhubschraubergeschwader 5 (5th Combat Helicopter Wing) "Adolf von Lützow" at Basepohl.
The Mi-8IV is better known as the Mi-9 and is the Airborne Command Post version
fitted with "Ivolga" system, characterized by antennas, and Doppler radar on tail boom.
The Luftwaffenmuseum, now known as the Militärhistorisches Museum (MHM) der Bundeswehr - Flugplatz Berlin-Gatow
(Bundeswehr Museum of Military History - Berlin-Gatow Airfield), is the Berlin branch of the Bundeswehr Military History Museum. The museum acts as an independent military department. Entrance to the museum is free. The museum is in Berlin at a former Luftwaffe and Royal Air Force (RAF) airfield, RAF Gatow. The focus is on military history, particularly the history of the post-war German Air Force. The museum has a collection of more than 200.000 items, including 155 aeroplanes, 5.000 uniforms and 30.000 books. There are also displays (including aeroplanes) on the history of the airfield when it was used by the RAF. Although there are also several helicopters and MiG fighters used during the Cold War by East German forces.
- Matthijs van Wageningen
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- Wednesday 27 July 2011
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