Country of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft: Mi-26 Halo, CH-3 Jolly Green Giant.
Role: Heavy transport (65 equipped troops), vehicles.
Armament: Machine gun.
Dimensions: Length: 109 ft (33.3 m). Rotor diameter: 115 ft (35 m).
Wings: Large, five-blade main rotor centered over fuselage midsection. Stabilizing wings unequally tapered with blunt tips, mounted high on the fuselage, and tilted upward to the front.
Engine(s): Two turboshafts on top of fuselage midsection. Round air intakes above cockpit. Oval-shaped exhaust ports on sides.
Fuselage: Long, bus-like with round, stepped-up cockpit; round, glassed-in nose section. Upswept rear section with tapered tail boom. Fixed landing gear.
Tail: Swept-back fin is tapered. Small rotor on right. Unequally tapered flats forward of the fin.
Algeria, CIS, Egypt, Iraq, Laos, Peru, Syria, Vietnam.
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