A continuation of the Ka-26 design, the Ka-226 remains modular in its configuration.  Maximum internal and slung loads are 1400 kg and 1500 kg, respectively.

There are several versions, including: the Ka-226A rescue version, with 9 seats and a rescue winch with a lift capacity of 300 kg; the fire fighting version; the passenger version, equipped with 6-8 seats.


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kamov Design Bureau

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: Kamov Ka-26

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 4.15 m 13.6 ft
Overall Length: 13.00 m 42.7 ft
Overall Width: 13.00 m 42.7 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 8.10 m 26.6 ft
Airframe Width: 3.25 m 10.7 ft
Airframe Height: 4.15 m 13.6 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 3.48 m 11.4 ft
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.40 m 4.6 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 2.35 m 7.7 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 1.54 m 5.1 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3,400 kg 7,496 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 3,400 kg 7,496 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 10 m/s 1,998 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 2,165 m 7,103 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,280 m 4,199 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 205 km/h 111 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 214 km/h 116 kts
Service Ceiling: 6,200 m 20,341 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 600 km 324 nm
Max Endurance: 4 hrs 4 hrs

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Number of engines: 2
Designation: Allison 250-C20B (de-rated for use on Bell 206) turbine
Manufacturer: Allison Engine Company
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 201 kW 270 hp
Take-off / rated: 236 kW 317 hp
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: 13.00 m 42.65 ft
Direction of Rotation: Counter-rotating
Hub Type: Coaxial
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Composite Polymeric
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Swept
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 3
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 132.73 m² 1428.8 ft²
Disc Loading: 12.81 kg/m² 2.623 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
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades:  
Blade Construction: N/A
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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