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Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)

Soviet Union (1957)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Kamov Ka-18 (Hog) Light Utility Helicopter.

 Entry last updated on 1/4/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©

Basic Specifications
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Soviet Union
Year: 1957
Type: Light Utility Helicopter
Manufacturer(s): Kamov - Soviet Union
Production: 120

Just over 100 examples of the Kamov Ka-18 light utility helicopter were produced for the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Supported Mission Types
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Airborne Early Warning
Electronic Warfare
Aerial Tanker
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Special Forces
Crew: 1
Length: 23.13 ft (7.05 m)
Width: 32.64 ft (9.95 m)
Height: 10.99 ft (3.35 m)
Empty Weight: 2,337 lb (1,060 kg)
MTOW: 3,263 lb (1,480 kg)

Installed Power
1 x Ivchenko AI-14VF 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine developing 280 horsepower and driving 2 x three-bladed coaxial main rotors.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 93 mph (150 kph; 81 kts)
Maximum Range: 103 mi (165 km; 89 nm)
Service Ceiling: 10,663 ft (3,250 m; 2.02 mi)


Operators List
Soviet Union

Series Model Variants
• Ka-18 (Hog) - Base Series Designation