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Kaman K-1200 K-MAX

General

Country of Origin : United States of America

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : One
Powerplant type : Honeywell T53-17A-1 turboshaft engine
Max Power Rating : Flat-rated to 1,007kW (1,350shp)

Dimensions

Length, Rotors Turning : 15.85m (52ft)
Height : 4.14m (13ft 7in)
Main Rotor Diameter : 14.73m (48ft 4in)

Weights

Empty Weight : 2,334kg (5,145lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 5,443kg (12,000lb)
Internal fuel load : 865 litres (228.5 US Gal)
Maximum Payload : 2,721kg (6,000lb)

Landing Gear

Type : Fixed tricycle type with a single wheel on each unit
Wheelbase : 4.27m (14ft)
Wheel Track : 3.68m (12ft 1in)

Performance

Max Speed At Cruising Level : 100kt (185km/h; 115mph)
Initial Climb Rate : 2,500ft (762m) per minute
Service Ceiling : 15,000ft (4,572m)
Hover In Ground Effect : 26,300ft (8,020m)


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