First flight of the prototype of the Mil Mi-6 Type series

Wednesday, June 5, 1957



A second generation Russian helicopter, the Mi-6 was designed for transport of troops and military equipment.  It made its first flight in 1957.

Source: "Mi-6 heavy troop-carrying helicopter". Russia's Helicopter World, 2000. Published by Vertolet. Page 28.


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Mil Mi-6