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The Mil Mi-26 is a Soviet/Russian heavy transport helicopter.  In service with civilian and military operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter ever to have gone into production. 


Design and development

The Kamov Ka-31 is a military helicopter developed for the Soviet Navy and currently in service in Russia and India, China in the naval airborne early warning role.

The Kamov Ka-25 was a naval helicopter, developed for the Soviet Navy in the USSR from 1958.


Design and development

Multi-purpose all-weather Ka-32S helicopter is equipped by additional integrated flight-navigation system, radar, equipment for instrumental ice patrol, emergency floatation system. It is used for transportation of bulky freights on the external sling and passengers and freight transportation in a cabin as well as for ice patrol; support of floating platforms and offshore oil-rigs; search and rescue operations (including those over the water); unloading of vessels.

The Mil Mi-14 is a Soviet anti-submarine helicopter which is derived from the earlier Mi-8.


Design and development

The Kamov Ka-126 is a Soviet light utility helicopter with co-axial rotors. Evolved from Ka-26 with engine pods removed from stub wings, fitted with one TVO-100 turboshaft engine positioned on top of fuselage, modified rotor blades, new fuel system.



The Kamov Ka-137, previously designated MBVK-137, is an unmanned multipurpose helicopter designed for many roles, including reconnaissance, patrol, police and ecology, emergency, and data transmitting. Three versions of the Ka-137 were made – one ship-based, one automobile-based, and another carried by the Ka-32 helicopter. The aircraft uses a piston engine, driving a coaxial-rotor system and features a tailess, sphere-shaped fuselage with four-leg leaf-spring landing gear.

The Mil V-12 (also referred to as the Mi-12, NATO reporting name Homer) is the largest helicopter ever built. The name "Mi-12" would have been the name for the production helicopter. Since the V-12 never went into production and only two prototypes were built, the name "Mi-12" was never officially adopted.


Design and development

The Mil Mi-34  is a light helicopter designed by the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant in either a two or four seat configuration for utility and training. It was first flown in 1986 and introduced at the Paris Air Show in 1987. The Mi-34 entered production in 1993, and is capable of performing aerobatic maneuvers, including rolls and loops.


General characteristics

The Mil Mi-8 is a medium twin-turbine transport helicopter that can also act as a gunship. The Mi-8 is the world's most-produced helicopter, and is used by over 50 countries. Russia is the largest operator of the Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopter.


Design and development

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