The helicopter is designed to carry loads up to 1,500 kg inside the fuselage and up to 1,800 kg on the external load, or 12 — 13 passengers.
The priorities of the project are:
compliance helicopter with AP-29, FAR-29, JAR-29 to reflect the latest amendments;
low operating costs;
a high level of security;
large cabin volume that does not limit the range of goods transported within the available capacity, and provides a comfortable environment for passengers;
maintaining helicopter transport capabilities in a wide range of temperatures and altitudes.
In addition to freight and passenger transport Mi-54 can be used as a corporate and VIP transport, to carry out rescue and medical evacuation tasks, patrolling, and many other kinds of works.
The main features of the technical aspect of helicopter are:
rational use of traditional and advanced materials;
wide doors and the presence of commercial leaflets, providing easy handling and the possibility of long loads;
Glass-plastic blades and tail rotor advanced aerodynamic design
main rotor and tail rotor does not require lubrication;
special measures to reduce the noise level;
fuel system to ensure integrity in emergency landing;
additional energy-absorbing chamber amortstoek chassis, energy-chair of the crew and passengers;
a system for measuring the mass of the helicopter.
According to customer requirements helicopter will be equipped with various additional and special equipment, adapting it to a wide range of tasks and conditions of use, including:
dust protection devices engines;
icing system blades and tail rotor, engine inlet;
ventilation and heat the cabin.
digital flight control and navigation system;
on-board computerized control system units and helicopter systems;
air conditioning system.