The Ka-226T is a light mulipurpose helicopter with precision hovering capability and day-night operation.  The passenger model can seat up to 7 people.  The transport model can carry 1000 kg within the fuselage or on an external sling; a cargo platform can be installed for large internal loads.  A military variant is capable of highland, sea and air space operations.  Common uses are reconaissance and cargo transport.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kamov Design Bureau

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: Kamov Ka-26

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.19 m (13.7 ft)

Overall Length: 13.24 m (43.4 ft)

Overall Width: 13.24 m (43.4 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Max continuous power: 426 kW (571 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 426 kW (571 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3600 kg (7937 lb)

Max Gross Weight (airborne): 3800 kg (8378 lb)

Max Range: 600 km (324 nm)

Max Endurance: 3.5 hrs (3.5 hrs)

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