Developed in 1952, the HTK-1 (US Navy designation) is a continuation of the K-225; the aircraft is modified with an added closed fuselage and cockpit.  Production of the 3-place trainer helicopter ended in 1953.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Kaman K-225

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Synchropter (x2)

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.18 m (17.0 ft)

Overall Length: 12.50 m (41.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming O-435-4 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Take-off / rated power: 175 kW (235 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1134 kg (2500 lb)

Max Range: 312 km (168 nm)

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