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Ka-32 Utility Helicopter

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The Ka-32 utility helicopter is a civil version of the Ka-27 shipborne helicopter. It inherits the baseline machine’s manoeuvrability, high controllability, excellent power plant characteristics, small size, high airframe resistance to aggressive sea water environment, high flight automation, ditching capability, and all-weather flight operations, including operation in icing environment.

 

The following versions are available:

Ka-32T transport version;

Ka-32A utility version of the Ka-32T;

Ka-32S shipborne version.

 

The Ka-32A is designed for transportation of personnel and cargo in the cargo compartment, and large-size cargo on external hardpoints, medical evacuation, search-and-rescue, ship loading/unloading, ice reconnaissance, offshore gas/oil pipelines servicing, construction and assembly.

Take-off weight, kg

11,000

 

Underslung payload weight, kg

5,000

 

Casualties on stretchers

4

 

Passengers

16

 

Air speed, km/h:

maximum 250

cruising 230

 

Hovering ceiling, m

3,500

 

Service ceiling, m

6,000

 

Range, km

900

 

Powerplant

2 x TV3-117VK (TV3-117VMA) turboshafts

 

Crew

1-3

Defense Products & Services: Ka-32 Utility Helicopter
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Helicopters, utility
Description: Ka-32 Utility Helicopter
Source of Information: Rosoboronexport Joint Stock Company