Developed in 1967, the Mi-6PZh is a firefighting version of the Mil Mi-6.  The aircraft could carry sling loads up to 3000 kg, and firefighting materials (internal payload) up to 12000 kg.  Built in tanks allowed the helicopter to drop water over fires over a wide area.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: MVZ Mil

Primary manufacturer: MVZ Mil

Parent type: Mil Mi-6

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 5-6

Crew seating: Other

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 9.86 m (32.3 ft)

Overall Length: 41.74 m (136.9 ft)

Overall Width: 35.00 m (114.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Soloviev D-25V turbine

Engine manufacturer: Soloviev Design Bureau

Take-off / rated power: 4103 kW (5500 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 42500 kg (93696 lb)

Max Range: 555 km (300 nm)

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