Accession Number:

AD0678394

Title:

A HELICOPTER OF PLASTIC.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-01-05

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The new helicopter KA-26 lifts up to 900 kg. It has two piston engines of 325 hp each its speed is up to 170 kmhour and range 400 km. Up to 30 per cent of its structural parts are made of plastic and for the first time in the USSR the propeller blades are of glass-reinforced plastic. The agricultural variant, shown in flight on a halftone, is being tested and can be easily transformed for passengers or cargo. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE