Country of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft: Mi-6 Hook, HH-3E Jolly Green Giant.
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.
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