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Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)

Light Utility Helicopter

Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)

Light Utility Helicopter

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



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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ORIGIN: Soviet Union
YEAR: 1957
STATUS: Retired, Out-of-Service
MANUFACTURER(S): Kamov - Soviet Union
PRODUCTION: 120
OPERATORS: Soviet Union
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Kamov Ka-18 (Hog) model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 1
LENGTH: 23.13 feet (7.05 meters)
WIDTH: 32.64 feet (9.95 meters)
HEIGHT: 10.99 feet (3.35 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 2,337 pounds (1,060 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 3,263 pounds (1,480 kilograms)
ENGINE: 1 x Ivchenko AI-14VF 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine developing 280 horsepower and driving 2 x three-bladed coaxial main rotors.
SPEED (MAX): 93 miles-per-hour (150 kilometers-per-hour; 81 knots)
RANGE: 103 miles (165 kilometers; 89 nautical miles)
CEILING: 10,663 feet (3,250 meters; 2.02 miles)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



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






MEDIA







Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 100mph
Lo: 50mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (93mph).

    Graph average of 75 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)'s operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
120
120

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue