|Width (with rotors)||?|
|Rotor (disk) load||11.0|
|Power load (kg/hp)||6.12|
The Ka-8 was a single-seat helicopter with a 27hp M-76 motorcycle engine, boosted to 45hp by using alcohol for fuel. Extremely simple design, just a platform with two inflatable pontoons as a landing gear.
Rotor blades are reinforced wood. Flight control - by rotors only.
Three built, many successful research, training and demonstration flights performed, including Aviation Parade in Summer 1948, Tushino.
Precursor of the Ka-10.
|Modified March 28, 1997||Back to|