Kamov Ka-22

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Kamov Ka-22
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A Ka-22 in flight

Description
Roletransport helicopter
Crew3 - 4
First Flight
Entered ServiceN/A
ManufacturerKamov
Dimensions
Length23 m75 ft 6 in
Wingspan20.5 m67 ft 3 in
Height8.25 m27 ft
Wing area
Weights
Empty
Loaded29,500 kg65,036 lb
Maximum takeoff
Powerplant
Engines2 x Soloviev TB-2 shaft turbines
Power2 x 5,622 eshp
Performance
Maximum speed233 mph375 km/h
Combat range
Ferry rangemileskm
Service ceiling
Rate of climb
Wing loading
Power/Mass

The Kamov Ka-22 Vintokyrl (Cyrillic:Камов Ка-22 Винтокрыл) (Russian:"screw-wing") (NATO reporting name: "Hoop") was a rotorcraft developed by Kamov for the Soviet Air Force.

Influenced by Fairey's Rotodyne, the part-autogyro, part-helicopter was only seen once by western observers during the Cold War during an Aviation Day display in Moscow on July 9, 1961. The Ka-22 utilized the fuselage from the Antonov An-10 which would have given the Ka-22 a theoretical capacity of 80 to 100 people or, with the rear loading ramp, could have been used to transport vehicles or freight.

Because of Cold War secrecy, very little was known about the testing program of the Ka-22, but following two crashes of unknown causes, development was cancelled on the program in 1964.

Related content
Related Development Antonov An-10
Similar Aircraft Fairey Rotodyne
Designation Series

Ka-15 - Ka-18 - Ka-20 - Ka-22 - Ka-25 - Ka-26 - Ka-27

Related Lists List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS


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