A twin-engine prototype variant of the HH-43B developed in 1962, with a cabin capacity of 8-14 passengers.  Several sources list the equipped powerplants of a later version being replaced by PT6 engines.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Kaman K-600/H-43

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Synchropter (x2)

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Other

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height:  
Overall Length:  
Overall Width:  
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 11.96 m 39.2 ft
Airframe Width: 2.59 m 8.5 ft
Airframe Height: 4.37 m 14.3 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width:  

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Cruise Speed: 195 kmh

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 4,763 kg 10,501 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 4,763 kg 10,501 lb
Empty Weight: 2,373 kg 5,232 lb
Useful Load: 2,390 kg 5,269 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.498
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 222 km/h 120 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 628 km 339 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: Boeing YT60 turbine
Manufacturer: Boeing Engine Factory
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 373 kW 500 hp
Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
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: 14.33 m 47.01 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Counter-rotating
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Composite
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 2
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 161.28 m² 1736.1 ft²
Disc Loading: 14.77 kg/m² 3.024 lb/ft²
Solidity:  
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
Diameter:  
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades:  
Blade Construction: N/A
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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