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MIL MI-26T

MIL MI-26T (Moscow Helicopter Plant): The Mil Mi-26 (Russian Ми-26, NATO reporting name “Halo”) is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter. It is in service with civilian and military operators. It is the largest and most powerful helicopter ever to have gone into production.
General characteristics
  • Crew: Five– 2 pilots, 1 navigator, 1 flight engineer, 1 flight technician
  • Capacity:
    • 90 troops or 60 stretchers
    • 20,000 kg cargo (44,090 lb)
  • Length: 40.025 m (131 ft 3¾ in) (rotors turning)
  • Rotor diameter: 32.00 m (105 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 8.145 m (26 ft 8¾ in)
  • Disc area: 804.25 m2 (8,656.8 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 28,200 kg (62,170 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 49,600 kg (109,350 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 56,000 kg (123,450 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2× Lotarev D-136 turboshafts, 8,500 kW (11,399 shp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 295 km/h (159 kt, 183 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 255 km/h (137 kt, 158 mph)
  • Range: 1,920 km (1,036 nmi, 1,190 mi) (with auxiliary tanks)
  • Service ceiling: 4,600 m (15,100 ft)