The Russian-made Kamov Ka-28 (NATO Designation: 'Helix-A') is a modification of the Kamov Ka-27; specifically, the Ka-28 is the export version of the Ka-27PL.  The twin-engine Ka-28 uses the TV3-117VK turboshaft engine as opposed to the Ka-27's TV3-117VMA.

The Ka-28 is a Russian Naval anti-submarine helicopter.  It is capable of tracking and destroying surfaced and submerged submarines to a depth of 500 m.  Operations can be in day or night in any weather condition; in addition, the main rotor blades are foldable for storage and transport.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Russian Helicopters

Primary manufacturer: Kamov

Parent type: Russian Helicopters Ka-27

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)

Crew required: 3

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.40 m (17.7 ft)

Overall Length: 15.90 m (52.2 ft)

Overall Width: 15.90 m (52.2 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Motor Sich TV3-117VK turbine

Engine manufacturer: Motor Sich

Take-off / rated power: 1618 kW (2169 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 12000 kg (26455 lb)

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