Mi 26

6,000,000$

The Mi-26 is a heavy transport helicopter. Operated by both military and civilian operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have go..

Helicopters
Mark MI
Model Mi 26
Year 1991
Colour Green

The Mi-26 is a heavy transport helicopter. Operated by both military and civilian operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have gone into series 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)

Main rotor speed: 132 RPM

Powerplant: 2 × Lotarev D-136 AI-136 (or PD-12V altpw) turboshafts, 8,500 kW (10–11,398 shp or ~ 10–12,000 of PD12V) each


Performance

Maximum speed: 295 km/h (159 kn, 183 mph)

Cruise speed: 255 km/h (137 kn, 158 mph)

Range: 800 km (430 nmi; 500 mi) ()

Ferry range: 1,920 km (1,036 nmi, 1,190 mi) (with auxiliary tanks)

Service ceiling: 4,600 m (15,100 ft)