Prototype for the Mil Mi-12. Developed in 1967, the V-12 (NATO Designation: 'Homer') was known as the largest helicopter in the world, but did not enter production. Cabin capacity is 25000 kg payload (40000 in a record flight) or 196 passengers in addition to the 6 crew. The aircraft has a 2 level nose section with the pilots sitting above the loadmaster's compartment.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Lateral) configuration
Crew required: 5-6 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)