Mil Mi-26 Halo

1977










Mil Mi-26 Halo

The Mi-26 first flew on December 14, 1977 as the replacement of the Mi-6 Hook and is still the biggest operational Helicopter of the World. Can carry up to 150 troops ( 90 usually ) or lift up to 20 tons, a similar capacity of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft. The Mi-26 was the first helicopter to operate successfully with an 8 blades main rotor.

Basic variants includes the Mi-26MS for medical evacuations (MedEvac), the Mi-26TM flying crane and the Mi-26TZ fuel tanker. Russian Helicopters launched production of Mi-26T2 in 2015




Specifications


Engine: 2 x Lotarev D-136 11400shp
Capacity: 5 + 80
Length: (m) 40
Height: (m) 8
Blades: 8
Rotor diam.: (m) 32
Disc area: (m2) 805
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 28200     Max: 56000
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 255     Max: 295
Range: (km) 800
Ceiling: (m) 4500
Rate/Climb: (m/min)
blueprints

Derivatives & Versions


ModelYearHistory
RusHeli Mi-26T2 2015 The Mi-26T2 is a modernised version of the Mi-26T, equipped with the latest avionics, making it possible to cut the number of crew required and a ...
AVIC AHL 2020 The Advanced Heavy Lift (AHL) helicopter is a joint development between Russian Helicopters and AVIC. Take-off weight will be about 38 tons, wh ...


List of Operators of Mil Mi-26 Halo


From Organisation with model Mi-26 Halo
1995
peru Ejercito del Peru
    3 1995/05
2000
india Bharatiya Vayu Sena
    2000/   
russia SKOL Airlines
    2000/   
2006
venezuela Ejercito de Venezuela
    3 2006/   
2007
russia Russian Helicopters
    2007/   
2008
china China Flying Dragon Aviation
    2008/   
2016
hong kong Lectern Aviation Supplies Co Ltd
    2016/   
Unknown!
Help

belgium Skytech International
mexico Fuerza Aerea Mexicana
    2
russia UTair Aviation
Construction Numbers on database of Mi-26 Halo or its versions

33mi-26






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