The Mil Mi-10, designated Harke by NATO, is a heavy cargo transport helicopter.  It stands with four legs, and holds loads beneath the fuselage secured with hydraulic locks.  Maximum payload is 15000 kg--on a sling, the maximum payload is 8000 kg.

Source: Milling into Western Markets, FLIGHT International 23 March 1967


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-10

Aircraft status: No longer flying


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 9.80 m 32.2 ft
Overall Length: 41.89 m 137.4 ft
Overall Width: 35.00 m 114.8 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 32.86 m 107.8 ft
Airframe Width:  
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 8.29 m 27.2 ft
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width:  

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 43,450 kg 95,790 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 43,450 kg 95,790 lb
Empty Weight: 27,100 kg 59,745 lb
Useful Load: 16,350 kg 36,045 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.624
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed: 204 km/h 110 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 3,000 m 9,843 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 430 km 232 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Number of engines: 2
Designation: Soloviev D-25V turbine
Manufacturer: Soloviev Design Bureau
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 4103 kW 5500 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 35.00 m 114.83 ft
RPM: 220.0 rpm 220.0 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 5
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 962.11 m² 10356.5 ft²
Disc Loading: 45.16 kg/m² 9.250 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 403.17 m/s 1322.7 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 6.30 m 20.67 ft
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade fwd
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 31.17 m² 335.5 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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