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.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Tandem (Lateral) (x2)

Crew required: 5-6

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Width: 35.00 m (114.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 4

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 105000 kg (231485 lb)

Max Range: 500 km (270 nm)

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