Mil Mi-26

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IN PICTURES: Why Antalya is a planespotters paradise

Ton Jochems returns to Antalya on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast to capture some of the rare and diverse operators on display at the booming tourist gateway.

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Russia's helicopter portfolio: In a tail spin

Alexander Mladenov reviews Russia’s military rotorcraft exports of the past decade and what remains of deliveries to the largest markets

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Russia's evolving Halo: Enter the Mi-26T2V

Always a jewel in the Soviet rotary-wing crown, we take a look at the the Mil Mi-26, which looks set to receive new Russian military orders as the latest evolution of the 'Halo' emerges

The world's biggest helicopter

So big it can operate as a mobile hospital, the Russian Mi-26 Halo has the power to lift a C-130 Hercules. This is the story of the largest helicopter ever made…

Russia starts joint state tests of Mi-26T2V

Russian Helicopters – a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation – and representatives from the Russian defence ministry have begun joint state tests with the Mil Mi-26T2V heavy-lift tactical transport helicopter.