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Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)

Soviet Union (1957)
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Origin: 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.


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 ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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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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Global Operators:
Soviet Union
Historical Commitments / Honors:

Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.
Measurements and Weights icon
Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Weights:
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.

Operational
CREW


Personnel
1


Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
23.13 ft


Meters
7.05 m


Dimension
WIDTH


Feet
32.64 ft


Meters
9.95 m


Dimension
HEIGHT


Feet
10.99 ft


Meters
3.35 m


Weight
EMPTY


Pounds
2,337 lb


Kilograms
1,060 kg


Weight
LOADED


Pounds
3,263 lb


Kilograms
1,480 kg

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

Performance
SPEED


Miles-per-Hour
93 mph


Kilometers-per-Hour
150 kph


Knots
81 kts


Performance
RANGE


Miles
103 mi


Kilometers
165 km


Nautical Miles
89 nm


Performance
CEILING


Feet
10,663 ft


Meters
3,250 m


Miles
2.02 mi

Armament - Hardpoints (0):

None.
Variants: Series Model Variants
• Ka-18 (Hog) - Base Series Designation