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.

1982 to: Present
US$14.5 million
2x 2 × Isotov TV3-117V turboshaft engines
2,230 horsepower
Max Cruise Speed:
111 knots
206 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
530 Nautical Miles
982 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.87 nautical mile / gallon
0.426 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
16,400 feet
Rate of Climb:
2460 feet / minute
12.50metre / second
Take Off Distance:
Landing Distance:
Max Take Off Weight:
12,000 Kg
26,455 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
Max Payload:
4,000 Kg
8,818 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
700 gallon
2,650 litre
Baggage Volume:
Seats - Economy / General:
6 seats
Seats - Business Class:
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
1.24 metre - 4.07 feet
Cabin Width:
1.3 metre - 4.27 feet
Cabin Length:
4.52 metre - 14.83 feet
Exterior Length:
11.3 metre - 37.07 feet
Tail height:
5.5 metre - 18.04 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
1.5 metre - 4.92 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
15.8 metre - 51.84 feet
Wing Tips:
No Winglets
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