The modification of Mi-26 tanker designated as TZ has been created in 1988. The helicopter’s main objective is supplying the fuel for jets, helicopters and ground vehicles. The first serial Mi-26TZ has performed its maiden flight in 1996. The vehicle is able to carry up to 14 thousand liters of fuel and about 1,040 liters of lubricants. The set-up/tear-down time of the refueling system varies from 10 to 25 minutes.
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