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Kamov Ka-18 (Hog)


Light Utility Helicopter (1957)


Aviation / Aerospace

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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 08/24/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1957

Origin
Soviet Union national flag graphic
Soviet Union

Status
RETIRED
Not in Service.
Crew
1

Production
120
UNITS


Kamov - Soviet Union
National flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Transport
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Commercial Aviation
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR), Scout
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.


Length
23.1 ft
(7.05 m)
Width/Span
32.6 ft
(9.95 m)
Height
11.0 ft
(3.35 m)
Empty Wgt
2,337 lb
(1,060 kg)
MTOW
3,263 lb
(1,480 kg)
Wgt Diff
+926 lb
(+420 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Kamov Ka-18 (Hog) production variant)
Installed: 1 x Ivchenko AI-14VF 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine developing 280 horsepower and driving 2 x three-bladed coaxial main rotors.
Max Speed
93 mph
(150 kph | 81 kts)
Ceiling
10,663 ft
(3,250 m | 2 mi)
Range
103 mi
(165 km | 306 nm)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Kamov Ka-18 (Hog) production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


Ka-18 (Hog) - Base Series Designation


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