The Mi-26T is a Russian civil transport helicopter with a cabin capacity of 82 passengers or up to 56000 kg payloads.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 5-6

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height:  
Overall Length:  
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Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length:  
Airframe Width:  
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 3.17 m 10.4 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 12.10 m 39.7 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 3.25 m 10.7 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 56,000 kg 123,459 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 56,000 kg 123,459 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,520 m 4,987 ft
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 270 km/h 146 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 4,600 m 15,092 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 800 km 432 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: Motor Sich D-136 turbine
Manufacturer: Motor Sich
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 4486 kW 6013 hp
Take-off / rated: 8382 kW 11236 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 32.00 m 104.99 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type: Fully articulated
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 8
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 804.25 m² 8657.2 ft²
Disc Loading: 69.63 kg/m² 14.261 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
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Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter:  
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 5
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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