The multi-purpose Kazan Ansat (which can be translated as 'Light') helicopter has a normal take-off weight of 3,300 kg and a maximum payload of 1,110 kg.


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kazansky Vertoletnyi Zavod OAO (Kazan Helicopter Plant JSC)

Primary manufacturer: Kazansky Vertoletnyi Zavod OAO (Kazan Helicopter Plant JSC)

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Excluding the skid landing gear, the fuselage width is 1.8 meters.

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 3.47 m 11.4 ft
Overall Length: 13.63 m 44.7 ft
Overall Width: 11.50 m 37.7 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 11.28 m 37.0 ft
Airframe Width: 2.60 m 8.5 ft
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 3.10 m 10.2 ft
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.30 m 4.3 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 4.60 m 15.1 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.68 m 5.5 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Cruise Speed: 250 km/h; Max Range (with reserves): 890 km

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3,600 kg 7,937 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 3,600 kg 7,937 lb
Empty Weight: 1,850 kg 4,079 lb
Useful Load: 1,750 kg 3,858 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.514
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 12 m/s 2,362 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,200 m 10,499 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 2,900 m 9,514 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 275 km/h 148 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 5,500 m 18,045 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 510 km 275 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Number of engines: 2
Designation: P&WC PW207K turbine
Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney Canada
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 11.50 m 37.73 ft
Direction of Rotation: Clockwise
Hub Type: Composite
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Composite
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Flat
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 103.87 m² 1118.1 ft²
Disc Loading: 34.66 kg/m² 7.099 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 2.10 m 6.89 ft
Configuration: Unblocked
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 2
Blade Construction: Composite
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 3.46 m² 37.3 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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