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New-look medium multi-role Ka-62 unveiled

New-look medium multi-role Ka-62 unveiled

Russian Helicopters has unveiled the newest model of the medium multi-role Ka-62 at the 5th international helicopter exhibition HeliRussia 2012. The new model includes a reduced environmental footprint and expanded functionality, according to a 17 May, 2012 company statement.

Russian Helicopters said that, built using new technologies and materials, the Ka-62 is a single-rotor design, with an enclosed tail rotor and an airframe and propeller blades consisting of over 50% polymeric composite materials. The new version can be fitted with two Turbomeca Ardiden 3G engines, providing 1,680 hp. The modular design and dual channel FADEC make the Ardiden 3G ‘highly reliable and easy to use, with the benefit of exceptionally low fuel consumption’. The helicopter will also include a glass cockpit developed by St Petersburg-based company Transas.

Other features include a five-blade rotor, secondary hydraulics circuit, energy-efficient wheeled landing gear, strengthened fuselage and fuselage attachment points and shock-absorbing seats for the crew and passengers, the company said. The Ka-62 is designed for cargo transportation, medevac and search-and rescue operations, and can also be used in the oil and gas sector and for corporate purposes.

The Ka-62 will be produced at the Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company in Russia's Far East. The first flight is scheduled for August 2013, with certification by the Interstate Aviation Committee and first deliveries set for 2015. Russian Helicopters also plans to have the Ka-62 certificated by the European Aviation Safety Agency.


Source: By the Shephard News Team - 18 May 2012

Photo: Russian Ka-62 Medium Multi-role Helicopter (Photo by shephardmedia.com)

(18.5.2012)


 
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