Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level
and then beat you with experience.” -- Mark Twain

"Colt .45s; putting bad guys underground since 1873." -- Unknown

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Let’s eat all of these people!” — Venom

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Your Sunday Motor Rotor Noise

A Mi-26:


Ten Bears said...

That is one ugly helo. 40,000lb lift, fly eighty troops or sixty wounded civilians.

I'd like to see how it's configured for fire-fighting.

seafury said...

Think of the logging opportunities TB

Ten Bears said...

I'm always thinking about logging ;)

Back of the envelope: skycrane lifts 20,000, 1/3 of a truckload ...

The trouble with that is those logs left to fly are best left standing.

https://youtu.be/9mac-TLucdo [I totally stole that from Susie]

Old NFO said...

That is one noisy beast! One thing I noted is that I didn't see a single cable cutter on it either top or bottom.