The skin texture was based on the real russian helicopter id number "RF-23107" model Ми-8 МНП-2 ( Mi-8 MNP-2 ), that belongs to the "FSB" ( Federal Security Service ) of the Russian Federation, or in russian "ФСБ" ( Федеральная Служба Безопасности - Federal'naya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti ).
This Mi-8 model is a modified version of the Mi-8 AMTSha helicopter, and it is used by the FSB Special Forces known as "Spetsnaz". These groups are famous for their highest professional level in counter-terrorism activities and also in other special operations.
The green color of this painting is used by a few other FSB helicopters which are also used by Special Forces".
FOR MORE DETAILS OF THIS SKIN AND COMPARISON TO REAL HELICOPTERS, SEE THE OTHER SCREENSHOTS!!!
These are the improvements made for the textures of this russian "FSB-Spetsnaz" Mi-8 helicopter:
1 - All the textures uses the new PBR texturing technique.
2 - The excess of darkened areas on the fuselage which are generally seen at the majority of the DCS Mi-8 skins, just as the ones in the external side view of the cockpit and the darkened areas near the exhaustor were completely removed, without demaging the shaded details of the fuselage.
3 - The skin contains all the same symbols, warning marks and adhesives, just as they are seen at the fuselage of the real Mi-8 helicopter "RF-23107". These symbols in real Mi-8/17/171 helicopter models are used to identify the places for electric charging, drains, oil, fuel, anchorage and others. These symbols and marks were made according to real russian standard dimensions.
4 - The FSB Mi-8 pilots wear camo uniforms containing two patches, one is the FSB badge and the other is the russian FSB Air Force badge.
For installing the skin:
1 - Extract the Mi-8 skin folder,
2 - Copy or Move the extracted folder containg the skin into the following dir:
C:\Program Files\DCS World\Bazar\Liveries\mi-8mt