Kaman H-2 Tomahawk

 

Developed in 1957 by Kaman and the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, the H-2 was developed as a gunship for the U.S. Army.  The aircraft flew but subsequent orders were cancelled in favor of the Bell UH-1. 

 

 

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Overview
Parent type Kaman K-800/H-2
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Kaman Aircraft Corporation
Primary manufacturer Kaman Aircraft Corporation
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Max gross weight (ground) 4,844 kg 10,679 lb
Crew TBA
Seating arrangement Side-by-side
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Tail rotor
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1

Kaman H-2 Tomahawk

 

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Kaman H-2 Tomahawk

 

Operated By
United States Army No longer flying

Kaman H-2 Tomahawk

 

Forum Proceedings related to the Kaman H-2 Tomahawk

A Full Scale Airframe High Cycle Fatigue Test Methodology and its Application to the SH-2G Helicopter
P.E. Keary, T. Vothanh, and C.A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corp.

 

Application of Generalized Force Determination to a Full Scale Low Cycle Fatigue Test of the SH-2G Helicopter
C.A. Tomashofski, E.J. Nagy, and P.E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corp.`

 

Applying Software Safety Methodologies to the SH-2G(A) Glass Cockpit
Hoagland, Michael V.

 

Damage Tolerance Testing of SH-2 Seasprite Composite Main Rotor Blade
K. Drake Klotzman and Frank B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Damage Tolerance Testing of SH-2 Seasprite Composite Main Rotor Blade
K. Drake Klotzman and Frank B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Design and Structural Features of the SH-2F Composite Main Rotor Blade
W.F. Alex and G.A. McCoubrey, Kaman Aerospace Corp

 

Development Of A Light Weight Emergency Flotation System For The SH-2G Super Seasprite
Polis Vrionides, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; George McCoubrey, Vertical Flight Technology

 

Flight Test Identification Of SH-2G Dynamics In Support Of Digital Flight Control System Development
Chris A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; Dr. Mark B. Tischler, AVRDEC

 

Flight Test Identification Of SH-2G Dynamics In Support Of Digital Flight Control System Development
Mr. Chris A. Tomashofski, Kaman Aerospace Corporation; Dr. Mark B. Tischler, AVRDEC

 

GPS Integrity Monitoring Integration in the Kaman SH-2G(A) Super Seasprite Helicopter for the Royal Australian Navy
Scott, Robert

 

HealthwatcH-2 System Overview
Barszcz, Eric; Huff, Edward M.; Mosher, Marianne

 

Human Factors in the Design of a Glass Cockpit for the SH-2G(A)
Michael Hoagland, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Harvey Bordett, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Russell Chicoine, Kaman Aerospace Corp.; Mark Henschke, SMA Corp.

 

Hybrid Composite Horizontal Stabilizer for CCR UH-2 Helicopter
F.B. Clark, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Safe Strength/Damage Tolerance Assessment V. a Fail-Safe Approach in the Design of the SH-2G Engine Mount Structure
Charles D. Van Etten and Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

Safe Strength/Damage Tolerance Assessment vs. a Fail-Safe Approach in the Design of the SH-2G Engine Mount Structure

Charles D. Van Etten and Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Analytical Substantiation Of The SH-2G(E) Helicopter
Brian J. Moriarty, Paul E. Keary, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Human Factors Engineering and Design Processes Employed in the Development of the Two-Man Crew Multi-Mission SH-2G(A) Maritime Helicopter
John McGonagle and Chris Hyder, Kaman Aerospace Corporation

 

The Methodology And Economics Of Technological Upgrade Demonstrated By The SH-2F To SH-2G Conversion Program
Polis Vrionides, Jonathan Zimmitti; KAMAN Aerospace Corporation

 

The SH-2G Super Seasprite Tailcone - A Unique Advantage
Orkin, Curt; Vrionides, Polis

 

 

Vertiflite articles related to the Kaman H-2

Vertiflite, Fall/Winter 2000

Military Technology: Managing Maritime Missions - The SH-2G(A) Integrated Tactical Avionics System -

 

Vertiflite, January/February 1988

Naval H-2 and H-3 Programs -

 

Vertiflite, May 1968

Modified Kaman UH-2C Establishes Record High in Gross Weight

 

Vertiflite, November 1968

Kaman Aircraft Testing UH-2C with Stub Wings

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1983

The SH-2F Seasprite: Back In Production -

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1984

PAH-2: The German/French Connection -

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1985

H-2/H-3: Meeting the Navy's Challenge -

 

Vertiflite, September 1968

Armer Kaman UH-2C Seasprites Ordered by U.S. Navy

 

 

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