The HUK-1 was the USN version of the Kaman K-600. Developed in 1952. The cabin has a capacity of 5 passengers, including the crew.  The designation to UH-43C  was made as part of the 1962 change in designations for US military aircraft.

Source 1:  Alex, Ralph P. "Helicopters from 'A to Z', Part III". American Helicopter Society Newsletter, Vol. 7, 1961. Page 4-5.

Source 2:  Moorman, Robert W. "Coming Full Circle". Vertiflite July/August 2015. Published by AHS International. Page 19.

Source 3:  Hirschberg, Michael. "The American Helicopter" (2000). Page 58.

Overview

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Design authority: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Synchropter configuration

Crew required: 0 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

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