The Mi-26, designated 'Halo' by NATO, is designed for cargo shipment with a maximum payload of 20,000 kg.  The military-transport aircraft has 10 fuel tanks and can be equipped with seats for up to 82 passengers.  Capable of flight in any weather, it is currently known as the largest helicopter in production.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-26

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 5-6 in Other arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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