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Kamov - Part II
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1965 : Ka-25 Hormone
Ship on board helicopter for the Soviet Navy.
Near 500 built up to 1975. Variants include:
Ka-25BSh Hormone - A : Antisubmarine Warfare
Ka-25OTH Hormone - B :
Targeting variant for feeding guidance data
to cruise missiles launched by surface warships and submarines
Ka-25PS Hormone - C : SAR variant
Ka-25K : Civilian Crane variant
Rotor diameter: 15.74 m
Length: 10 m
Height: 5.37 m
Weight: 4770 kg - Max: 7500
Engine: 2 Glushenkov GTD-3F of 900 hp
Speed: Max: 220 km/h
Range: 400 km
Service Ceiling: 3500 m
1966 : Ka-26 Hoodlum - A
A typical Kamov design, a multi-purpose helo widely used
by Aeroflot and several countries.
More than 600 units built.
Notice derivative Ka-126 in the background.
1969 : V-50
An attack helicopter project with tandem rotors. Cancelled.
1971 : Ka-56
Folding Ultralight helicopter project for military service under the lead of Deputy Chief Designer Sergei Fomin.
Should be able to be transported in a cylinder container of 500 mm diameter
in order to be launched from the Navy submarines torpedo tubes. Powered by a 40 hp engine and a 4 main rotor blade
estimates figures :
Take-off weight: 220 kg (110 empty) |
Range: 150 km
Cruise speed: 110 km/h
Ceiling: 1700 m
Nov 24, 1973 :
Nikolai Kamov dies.
1978 : Ka-27 Helix
1981 : Ka-28 / Ka-32 Helix
Civilian derivative and export variants of the Ka-27
July 27, 1982 : Ka-50 Hokum
1986 : Ka-116 Hoodlum - B
Turbine engine development of the Ka-26
Middle of the 1980s : V-100
A heavy attack helicopter project with a pusher propeller to
exceed the speed of 400 km/h .
It was to be armed with 3000 kg of bombs/rockets, two guns,
and two anti-radar/anti-ship missiles. Not built.
1990 : Ka-118
A NOTAR ( No TAil Rotor ) development.
1993 : Ka-128
A Ka-126 development with an added intermediate gearbox , and
Bendix King avionics.
1994 : Ka-62 / 62M ( 64 )
First Kamov's single rotor helicopter to enter service
1994 : Ka-226
Twin engine development of the Ka-126
1990s : Ka-37
An unmanned coaxial helicopter developed with Daewoo
of South Korea initially designed for agricultural tasks .
Performances are a max weight of 250 kg ( 50 payload ),
speed of 110km/h, and flight duration about 45 minutes.
1996 : Werewolf, Alligator & Black Shark
The Hokum export variants
1990s : Ka-40
Antisubmarine helicopter based on the Ka-27 Helix. Project cancelled in 1998