Mil V-16

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V-16
Role Heavy transport helicopter project
National origin USSR
Manufacturer Mil
Primary user USSR

The Mil V-16 was a Soviet heavy cargo/transport helicopter project of the late 1960s. The original scheme described a heavy side-by-side twin-rotor aircraft with two gas turbine engines below six-bladed rotors at the tips of heavily supported wings on each side of the fuselage and tricycle-type landing gear, with both rear landing wheels mounted below the wings while the front wheel was located below the cockpit area.

A sample of V-16 has been on show at the Le Bourget-Paris "Salon de l'Aviation" in June, 1971.