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#1898 Czech Air Force - Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (0713)

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Mil (PZL-Świdnik) Mi-2 Hoplite (0713) from the Czech Air Force at the Czech International Air Fest 2005, Brno-Tuřany (Czech Republic)

The Mil Mi-2 (NATO reporting name Hoplite) is a small, lightly armored turbine-powered transport helicopter that could also provide close air support when armed with 57 mm rockets and a 23 mm cannon. The Mi-2 was produced exclusively in Poland, in the WSK "PZL-Świdnik" factory in Świdnik.