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Mil V-7

Role Experimental helicopter
Manufacturer Mil
First flight 1959
Status Cancelled
Number built 1

The Mil V-7 was an unusual experimental four-seat helicopter with AI-7 ramjets at the tips of the two rotor blades.[1] It had an egg-shaped fuselage, skid undercarriage, and a two-bladed tail rotor on a short tubular tail boom. Only one prototype was built, in the late 1950s.[2]

Technical data for Mil V-7:

  • Engine: 2 x AI-7
  • Rotor diameter: 11.6m
  • Loaded weight: 835 kg
  • Empty weight: 730 kg


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