KAMOV Ka-50

Aircraft
Name: 
Ka-50
Manufacturer: 
Wing: 
Rotary
Position: 
Twin coaxial three-blade rotor
Tail: 
Booms with twin fins
WTC
M
Type Code: 
H2T
Engine: 
Turboshaft
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
KAMOV Black Shark
KAMOV Chernaya Akula
KAMOV Ka-50 Black Shark
KAMOV Ka-50 Chernaya Akula
KAMOV Ka-50 Werewolf
KAMOV Werewolf

KA50

The Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark (NATO reporting name: Hokum A) is a single-seat Russian attack helicopter with the distinctive coaxial rotor system of the Kamov design bureau. It was designed in the 1980s and adopted for service in the Russian army in 1995. It is currently manufactured by the Progress company.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
14.50 m
Length: 
13.50 m
Height: 
5.40 m
Powerplant: 

2 x Klimov TV3-117VK turboshafts, 1,660 kW (2,226 shp) each.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
10800 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
1970 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
146 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
180
Range: 
594 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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