Mil Mi-10 “Harke”
The “Harke” was designed to carry a large cargo without resorting to a flexible sling, instead, a rigid platform was attached beneath. The monster could lift up to 25 tonnes, which back in the 60’s, that was a record.
Mil Mi-10 “Harke” – This Is The Largest Soviet Flying Crane Helicopter!
The best feature on this helicopter were the long, rangy legs which meant it could either taxi over its cargo, or the cargo could be maneuvered underneath for attachment.
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