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09-12-2007, 08:06

This is new, bought by the Chinese from Russia. How does this compare with the US CH 47 in size, power and reliability?

09-12-2007, 19:22
Its cargo bay is equivalent in volume to the C-130 Hercules. The CH-47? No match.:) The Indian Air Force also flies them.

Besides, there have been no reports of crashes from the military and civil operators of the Mi-26, but several for the US Army and the Royal Air Force. One even went down off Apo Island.

09-12-2007, 22:31

The rotor blades looks like an octopus' tentacles.