Kamov Ka-27 “Helix”

ICAO aircraft code KA27
Manufacturer Kamov
Country Russia
New price USD 14.5 million

The Kamov Ka-27 is a Soviet-era naval helicopter that was designed in the 1970s.


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Kamov Ka-27 “Helix” Specifications

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ICAO aircraft code
1982 - Present
New purchase price
USD 14.5 million

Aircraft performance

2x 2 × Isotov TV3-117V turboshaft engines
2,230 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
111 Kts
206 Km/h
Travel range:
530 Nm
982 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.87 Nm / gallon
0.426 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
16,400 feet
Rate of Climb:
2460 feet / minute
12.50meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
12,000 Kg
26,455 lbs
Max Payload:
4,000 Kg
8,818 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
700 gallon
2,650 liter

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About the Kamov Ka-27 “Helix”

The Kamov Ka-27 is a Soviet-era naval helicopter that was designed in the 1970s. The aircraft has been deployed in both military and civilian roles around the world, but is most well known for its use by Russia’s naval aviation forces. The Ka-27 can be armed with rockets, torpedoes, depth charges and air to surface missiles (ASMs). It also serves as an anti submarine warfare helicopter (ASW). Its primary role is to provide protection against enemy submarines and surface ships. It was one of the first helicopters ever used by Russia’s navy; it served on board Navy cruisers and destroyers.

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