Development of the Russian helicopter began in 1984 for the Ka-126, a derivative of the Kamov Ka-26.  Compared to its predecessor, the Ka-126: has a single engine, eliminating the feature of an engine pod on either side of the aircraft; has a cabin capacity of seven passengers.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kamov Design Bureau

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: Kamov Ka-26

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

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)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.16 m (13.6 ft)

Overall Length: 13.00 m (42.7 ft)

Overall Width: 13.00 m (42.7 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Omsk TV-O-100 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Omsk Aircraft Engine Design Bureau

Take-off / rated power: 522 kW (700 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3250 kg (7165 lb)

Max Range: 713 km (385 nm)

Max Endurance: 5.6 hrs (5.6 hrs)

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