Kamow / Kamov Ka-226

Light Utility Helicopter

Kamow / Kamov Ka-226 © Andrei Nesvetaev
Photo ©: Andrei Nesvetaev (Photos at airliners.net)
The Kamov Ka-226 is a twin-engined light utility helicopter with coaxial rotors developed by the Russian manufacturer Kamov JSC, produced by the Russian manufacturer KumAPE JSC. The Ka-226 can be operated with or without the interchangeable mission pod (cabin). The main roles include police operations, search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster relief, air ambulance, firefighting and gas field support operations for Gazprom.
The Kamov Ka-226 is a development of the Kamov Ka-26 with turboshaft engines. The higher performance version Ka-226T is powered by two Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 turboshaft engines.
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelAllison / Rolls-Royce 250-C20R/2
Engine Power (each)336 kW450 shp
Speed206 km/h111 kts
  128 mph
Service Ceiling3.500 m11.483 ft
Range600 km324 NM
373 mi.
Empty Weight1.950 kg4.300 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.400 kg7.495 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)3/3
Main Rotor Diameter13,00 m42 ft 8 in
Rotor Disc Area132,7 m1428 ft
Length (Fuselage)8,10 m26 ft 7 in
Length13,00 m42 ft 8 in
Height4,15 m13 ft 7 in
First Flight04.09.1997
Production Statusin production
Developed fromKamow / Kamov Ka-26
ICAO CodeK226
Data for (Version)Kamov / Kamow Ka-226