Friday, March 21, 2008

Mi-12 - The biggest helicopter in the world

Mi-12 - The biggest helicopter in the world
Мi-12 (Homer - on the NATO classification) - the heaviest and load-lifting helicopter from ever constructed in the world. Distinctive feature is the lateral arrangement of screws which are set in motion by four engines GTD D-25VF, similar to Mi-6.
Мi-12 developed as the superheavy transport helicopter with load-carrying capacity more than 30 tons, for transportation of components of rockets.
Mi-12 - The biggest helicopter in the worldOn August, 6th 1969, Mi-12 has lifted cargo in 44205 kg on height of 2255 m, having established a world record of load-carrying capacity for helicopters which is not beaten till now.

see also Largest airplane in the world


  1. Thats an awesome helicopter. Wish I had one.

  2. =))
    but there are only 2 or 3 and its can't fly =)now its is museum piece.
    Check Mi-26 it's biggest helicopter which can fly, or i'll write about it soon


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