Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Korea Aerospace Industries

Primary manufacturer: Korea Aerospace Industries

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 8,709 kg 19,200 lb
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Limitations
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Range and Endurance
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Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: GE T700-GE-701K turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1229 kW 1647 hp
Take-off / rated:  
Intermediate: 1326 kW 1777 hp
Maximum: 1384 kW 1855 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1429 kW 1915 hp
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 15.80 m 51.84 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
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Number of Blades: 1
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 196.07 m² 2110.5 ft²
Disc Loading: 44.42 kg/m² 9.098 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
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Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.15 m 10.33 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 1
Blade Construction:  
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Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 7.79 m² 83.9 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
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