Development of the Russian Ka-32 (NATO Designation: 'Helix-C') began in 1980.  The airframe, powerplant and rotor system are based on the Kamov Ka-27.  Specifically, the Ka-32 is a civilian version of the SAR helicopter Ka-27PS.  Maximum internal and slung loads are 3700 kg and 5000 kg, respectively.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kamov Design Bureau

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: Kamov Ka-32

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Coaxial configuration

Crew required: 3 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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