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.

Apr 5th, 2019
The largest helicopter in the world completes preliminary flight tests
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.

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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.

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