Specifications for the
Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
Focus Model: Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1962
Production Total: 934
Length: 108.86 ft (33.18 m)
Width: 114.83 ft (35.00 m)
Height: 32.35ft (9.86 m)
Weight (Empty): 60,054 lb (27,240 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 93,696 lb (42,500 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Soloviev (now Aviadvigatel) D-25V turboshaft engines delivering 5,500 shaft horsepower each and driving a five-blade main rotor and four-blade tail rotor.
Maximum Speed: 186 mph (300 kmh; 162 kts)
Maximum Range: 385 miles (620 km)
Service Ceiling: 14,747 ft (4,495 m; 2.8 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
Anti-Submarine Warfare Variant:
4 x Torpedoes
2 x Air-to-Surface Rockets
V-6 - Prototype Model
Mi-6 ("Hook-A") - Base Production Series Designation
Mi-6A - Civilian Transport; seating for up to 90 passengers
Mi-6T ("Hook-A") - Military Transport; seating for up to 70 passengers.
Mi-6VKP ("Hook-B") - Airborne Electronic Warfare (AEW) Platform; Airborne Command Post.
Mi-6BUS ("Hook-C") - Airborne Command Post
Mi-6AYa - Similar to Mi-6BUS
Mi-22 - Similar to Mi-6BUS
Mi-6AYaSh ("Hook-D") - Airborne Command Post fitted with SLAR
Mi-6VUS - Similar to Mi-6AYaSh
Mi-6VzPU - Similar to Mi-6AYaSh
Mi-6L - Airborne Laboratory; fitted with D-25VF series turboshaft engines.
Mi-6LL - Airborne Laboratory similar in scope to Mi-6L
Mi-6M - Anti-Submarine Warfare Platform; provision for torpedoes, rockets and specialized sub-hunting systems.
Mi-6P - Passenger Transport; seating for up to 80 passengers.
Mi-6PP - Electronic Reconnaissance Platform; AWACs detection facilities.
Mi-6PR - Developmental Electronic Warfare Platform
Mi-6PRTBV - Modified Mi-6s as mobile technical bases and rocket fuel transports.
Mi-6PS - Modified Search & Rescue (SAR) Platform used in space capsule recoveries at sea.
Mi-6PSA - Modified Mi-6PS
Mi-6R - Radio Communications Platform
Mi-6RVK - Developmental Mobile Missile Launch Platform
Mi-6S - Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) Variant; room for up to 41 medical litters.
Mi-6TP - Cargo-Passenger Hybrid Transport Model
Mi-6TZ - Fuel Transport Platform
Mi-6ATZ - Fuel Transport Platform
Mi-6VR "Vodoley" - Developmental Mi-6 model for testing various de-icing and main rotor systems.
Algeria; Belarus; Bulgaria; China; Egypt; Ethiopia; Indonesia; Iraq; Kazakhstan; Laos; Peru; Poland; Russia; Soviet Union; Syria; Ukraine; Uzbekistan; Vietnam; Zimbabwe