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

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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 devices: 2 in Tandem (Lateral) configuration

Crew required: 5-6 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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