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The Mi-290 Taru was designed for operation by CSAT as a heavy-lift transport helicopter.  The vast majority of these air frames were taken away by CSAT after they left the island, however, some older models have been illegal imported onto the island by the dealer known as "Con Air".  As these air frames have not passed the rigorous air safety standards they are considered highly illegal by the [[Altis Police Service]].  The only exception being the Medical Variant which was imported specifically by the [[National Health Service]]  
 
The Mi-290 Taru was designed for operation by CSAT as a heavy-lift transport helicopter.  The vast majority of these air frames were taken away by CSAT after they left the island, however, some older models have been illegal imported onto the island by the dealer known as "Con Air".  As these air frames have not passed the rigorous air safety standards they are considered highly illegal by the [[Altis Police Service]].  The only exception being the Medical Variant which was imported specifically by the [[National Health Service]]  
  

Latest revision as of 10:01, 20 May 2020

The Mi-290 Taru was designed for operation by CSAT as a heavy-lift transport helicopter. The vast majority of these air frames were taken away by CSAT after they left the island, however, some older models have been illegal imported onto the island by the dealer known as "Con Air". As these air frames have not passed the rigorous air safety standards they are considered highly illegal by the Altis Police Service. The only exception being the Medical Variant which was imported specifically by the National Health Service

Mi-290 Taru (Transport)
Taru.jpg
Type: Helicopter
Legal Status: Illegal
Weapon: {{{WeaponPrimary}}}
Trunk Space: 500
Max Speed: 250 km/h
Horse Power:
Fuel Capacity: 2500
Seats: 19
Armour Rating: 40
Mi-290 Taru (Bench)
Taru Bench.jpg
Type: Helicopter
Legal Status: Illegal
Weapon: {{{WeaponPrimary}}}
Trunk Space: 400
Max Speed: 250 km/h
Horse Power:
Fuel Capacity: 2500
Seats: 11
Armour Rating: 40


Overview

The Mi-290 Taru is a rarely seen sight across Altis due to the illegal nature and high cost of the Helicopter. There are currently 3 variants available if you know where to go, these being the Transport, Bench and Fuel variants.

  • Roles:
    • Passenger Transport
    • Cargo Transport
Mi-290 Taru (Fuel)
Type: Helicopter
Legal Status: Illegal
Weapon: {{{WeaponPrimary}}}
Trunk Space: 550
Max Speed: 250 km/h
Horse Power: {{{HorsePower}}}
Fuel Capacity: 2500
Seats: 3
Armour Rating: 40


Design

The Taru features 2 Coaxial rotors removing the need for a tail rotor allowing all its power to be dedicated towards stability and lifting. Using a unique modular design, the Taru is able to connect different "Pods" to alter its role.

Features

  • Armouring across the air frame
  • Countermeasure launchers
  • Large passenger / Cargo section

Notable Traits

  • Incredibly Loud - Easy to detect from range.

Mobility

  • The Taru is much more stable due to its rotor design
  • Due to the large air frame it is considerably less manoeuvrable than other helicopters.

Crew Capacity

  • The Taru Transport can carry a maximum of 19 people - 3 Crew and 16 Passengers
  • The Taru Bench can carry a maximum of 11 People - 3 Crew and 8 Passengers
  • The Taru Fuel can carry a maximum of 3 People - 3 Crew only.

Upgrades

Upgrades can be bought from the Aerial Mod Shop. The Taru Supports:

  • Transponder Upgrade

Ownership

This vehicle is available to rent or purchase at the rebel air store known as Con Air.

Purchase and Rent

Variants

Civilian

  • Camoflauge
  • Gray Camo (Bench Variant only)

National Health Service

Trivia

  • The Taru appears to be based off the "CH-54 Tarhe" and the "Ka-226".