Kaman Aerospace K-1200 K-Max

Light Utility Helicopter

Kaman K-Max © Thomas Schmid
Photo ©: Thomas Schmid (www.tsis.ch/heli)
The Kaman K-1200 K-Max is a single-engine single-seat light utility helicopter with intermeshing rotors produced by the US-American manufacturer Kaman Aerospace Corporation. The K-Max operates as a medium lift helicopter and is able to lift loads of max. 2720 kg (6000 lbs). The K-Max is used for external load operations as firefighting, heli-logging, construction and spraying.
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelLycoming T53-17A-1
Engine Power1342 kW1800 shp
Speed185 km/h100 kts
  115 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range556 km300 NM
345 mi.
Empty Weight2.334 kg5.146 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.443 kg12.000 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4
Main Rotor Diameter14,73 m48 ft 4 in
Rotor Disc Area170,4 m1834 ft
Length (Fuselage)12,73 m41 ft 9 in
Length18,85 m61 ft 10 in
Height4,14 m13 ft 7 in
First Flight03/1992
Production Statusin production
Data for (Version)Kaman K-1200 K-Max