Mi-26 HALO (MIL)
Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  Mi-26


Country of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft: Mi-6 Hook, HH-3E Jolly Green Giant.
Crew: Four.
Role: Heavy cargo-transport (100+ equipped troops, armored vehicles).
Armament: Usually none.
Dimensions: Length: 111 ft (33.8 m). Rotor diameter: 105 ft (32 m).


Wings: Eight-blade main rotor mounted above the fuselage midsection on a hump.

Engine(s): Two turboshafts mounted on top of the cabin. Round air intakes above and behind the cockpit. Exhaust ports at sides of engines.

Fuselage: Long, bus-like body tapers to the nose and rear. Upswept rear section. Rounded nose and stepped-up cockpit. Fixed tricycle landing gear.

Tail: Swept-back, slightly tapered fin with large rotor on right side. Flats are forward-tapered and low-mounted on leading edge of the fin.


India, CIS.

More Mi-26 Art

GTA 44-2-18:  Mi-26 Front
GTA 44-2-18:  Mi-26 Side
GTA 44-2-18:  Mi-26 Bottom