Kamov Ka-18

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Ka-18
Kamov Ka-18 Hog (CCCP-68627) (9838681524).jpg
Kamov Ka-18
Role Light utility helicopter
National origin Soviet Union
Manufacturer Kamov
First flight 1956
Introduction 1957
Retired 1973
Number built ~120[1]
Developed from Kamov Ka-15

The Kamov Ka-18 (NATO reporting name Hog) was a Soviet four-seat utility helicopter that first flew in 1955. It was a development of the Kamov Ka-15, with a lengthened fuselage and a more powerful engine - the 255 hp Ivchenko AI-14V radial. Total production from Kamov was about 120 units.

Operators[edit]

 Soviet Union

Specifications (Ka-18)[edit]

Data from Soviet Transport Aircraft since 1945[3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: three passengers
  • Length: 7.03 m (23 ft 0¾ in)
  • Rotor diameter: 9.96 m (32 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.34 m (10 ft 11½ in)
  • Disc area: 155.8 m² (1,677 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 1,060 kg (2,436 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,480 kg (3,262 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Ivchenko AI-14VF nine-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 209 kW (280 hp)

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development

Ka-15

Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://aviahistory.ucoz.ru/index/0-559
  2. ^ "1971 Military Helicopter Market pg. 581". flight. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Stroud 1968, pp. 139–140.
  • Stroud, John. Soviet Transport Aircraft since 1945. London: Putnam, 1968. ISBN 0-370-00126-5.

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