News about Kaman K-MAX
K-MAX Powered by Honeywell T53-17 Engine, 31-Oct-17 : A month-long project with a conventional crane turned into a half-day project with the Kaman K-MAX K-1200 helicopter powered by the Honeywell T53-17 engine
Columbia Basin Helicopters Orders K-MAX, 03-Oct-17 : Helitech 2017 Columbia Basin Helicopters from La Grande, Oregon ordered a Kaman K-MAX helicopter to be delivered in 2018
Kaman Extends Production of K-MAX, 14-Jun-17 : Kaman, which resumed K-MAX production in 2015 after a more than decade, announced initial commitment to build at least ten new helicopters
First K-MAX Flight, 19-May-17 : Kaman announced successful first flight of a K-MAX helicopter from the newly reopened commercial production line
ROTAK Orders Two Kaman K-MAX, 04-Apr-17 : ROTAK Helicopter Services of Anchorage, Alaska has placed orders for two K-MAX helicopters with deliveries expected in 2018. Back in production, first two K-MAX going this year to China.
American Aerial Firefighters in Chile, 15-Feb-17 : Georgia based Helicopter Express, under contract by the Chilean government CONAF for 100 days, shipped 3 Bell 205A++ and one K-MAX by An-124 to respond to biggest forest fires in Chile’s history
First K-MAX Airframe from Re-Opened Production Line, 17-Jan-17 : Kaman delivered its first airframe from the re-opened K-MAX production line in Jacksonville, Florida to the Company’s plant in Bloomfield, Connecticut where it will undergo final assembly
Optionally-Piloted Helicopters Firefighting, 15-Nov-16 : Demonstration carried out by an optionally piloted Kaman K-MAX, Sikorsky S-76 Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), Indago quadrotor and Desert Hawk 3.1 fixed wing unmanned aircraft system
Unmanned CQ-24A K-MAX in MCAS Yuma, 07-May-16 : Two Kaman/Lockheed-Martin CQ-24A K-MAX unmanned helicopters from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron VMX-22 arrived at Marine Corp Air Station Yuma in Arizona
Kaman K-MAX at FIDAE 2016, 29-Mar-16 : FIDAE 2016 Kaman will showcase the K-MAX helicopter in firefighting configuration at the International Air and Space Fair FIDAE in Santiago, Chile, March 29 to April 1
K-MAX Collaborative Unmanned Systems Demonstration, 02-Dec-15 : Unmanned K-MAX helicopter, Stalker XE small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), and UAS Traffic Management (UTM) systems work together to extinguish fire in a Lockheed Martin demonstration
Two K-MAX for Firefighting in China, 23-Nov-15 : Kaman announced delivery in 2017 of two manned K-MAX firefighting helicopters for China Department of Forestry, the first to be delivered to China.
Kaman Resumes K-MAX Production, 05-Jun-15 : Kaman announced that its Aerosystems division has resumed production of commercial K-MAX heavy-lift utility helicopters. Manufactured at Jacksonville, FL and Bloomfield, CT expect deliveries from 2017
Unmanned K-MAX First Collaborative Casualty Evacuation, 29-Apr-15 : The unmanned K-MAX helicopter showcased its ability to safely transport a wounded warfighter during a demonstration in March 2015.
Unmanned K-Max Demonstrate Firefighting Capability, 18-Nov-14 : Lockheed Martin and Kaman demonstrated unmanned K-MAX helicopter ability to aid in firefighting operations.
|More News ...|
| 18-Aug-14 - K-MAX Conducts First Fully Autonomous Mission |
24-Jul-14 - Marines Unmanned K-MAX returns from Afghanistan
17-Apr-14 - AACUS
08-Apr-14 - New tech could autonomize rotary-wing landings
19-Feb-14 - US Army contract a SMSS-KMAX demo
17-Mar-13 - Marines extend K-Max use in Afghanistan
08-Jan-13 - USMC K-MAX wins top innovation honors
23-Jul-12 - Marines unmanned K-Max reliable
30-May-12 - VMU-2 Marines get hot hook-up, pioneer new technique
09-May-12 - 3D MAW (FWD) explores the use of unmanned helicopters
09-May-12 - Deployment extended for K-MAX in Afghanistan
23-Dec-11 - Unmanned helicopter makes first delivery for Marines in Afghanistan
06-Sep-11 - K-MAX Completes U.S. Navy Unmanned Assessment
13-Dec-10 - US Navy Awards Lockheed Martin to Prepare Unmanned K-MAX Helicopter for Deployment