The largest helicopter in the world completes preliminary flight tests
MOSCOW, Russia - Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) successfully completed preliminary flight tests of the Mi-26T2V helicopter. The machine is being prepared for a handover to the Russian Ministry of Defense to do joint official tests. The upgraded heavy Mi-26T2V helicopter designed in the interests of the Ministry of Defense made its first flight in August 2018, according to Aviation Pros.
The Intelligent Aerospace take:
April 5, 2019-The big Russian chopper boasts an upgraded, modern avionics suite that makes piloting the military aircraft easier, and can follow a route in automatic mode, perform final approach maneuvers, and return "home." The digital flight center has a multi-function LCD indicator that Rostec says will reduce the flight crew's workload. The helicopter is also equipped with anti-missile technology.
Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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