The Russian Naval combat-transport helicopter Ka-29 (NATO Designation: 'Helix-B') is derived from the Kamov Ka-27.  Production began in 1974 and entered the Russian Navy service in 1987.

 The helicopter is equipped with: a 7.62 mm flexibly mounted machine gun; quadricycle landing gear for landing on ship decks; ballonnets for water landings.  The cabin can carry 16 armed troops, or 4 stretchers with 8 passengers.  Combat, internal and slung payloads are 1800 kg, 4000 and 4000 kg, respectively.  Turbine engines that may be used are either the TV3-117V or TV3-117VMA (both 2200 shp).

Overview

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Design authority: Kamov Design Bureau

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Coaxial configuration

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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