Kamow / Kamov Ka-32

Medium Utility Helicopter

Kamow / Kamov Ka-32 © Mike Vallentin
Photo ©: Mike Vallentin
The Kamov Ka-32 is a twin-engined 18 seat medium civil utility helicopter with coaxial rotors developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Kamov (OKB-2), today Kamov JSC, Russia.
The Kamov Ka-32 is a variant of the Kamov Ka-27.
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelKlimov TW3-117VMA / TV3-117VMA
Engine Power (each)1638 kW2197 shp
Speed250 km/h135 kts
  155 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range850 km459 NM
528 mi.
Empty Weight6.500 kg14.330 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight12.600 kg27.778 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)3/3
Main Rotor Diameter15,90 m52 ft 2 in
Rotor Disc Area198,6 m2138 ft
Length (Fuselage)11,30 m37 ft 1 in
Length12,25 m40 ft 2 in
Height5,40 m17 ft 9 in
First Flight12/1974
Production Statusin production
NATO CodeHelix
Data for (Version)Kamov / Kamow Ka-32T