The Russian Ka-226T is a powerful, light multirole helicopter that, in addition to meeting high safety standards, boasts incredibly precise hovering ability, excellent manoeuvrability and is very easy to fly.
Powered by the 580 hp. FADEC-equipped Arrius 2G1 engines by Turbomeca the Ka-226T can land or take-off safely if one engine fails. The coaxial main rotor system and absence of a tail rotor not only makes it safer on the ground and in the air, but also makes it possible to use the Ka-226T in spaces with scant room for manoeuver, as the fuselage does not extend beyond the area swept by the rotors.
Able to operate day and night, in regular and adverse weather conditions, over land or expanses of water, and also in high winds in temperatures ranging from -50°? ?? +50°? with a relative humidity of 100%, the KA-226Tdoes not need to be kept in a hangar.
Of modular design the Ka-226T can be delivered in a variety of modifications. The passenger model can comfortably set up to seven people. The transport model can carry one tonne within the fuselage or on an external sling and cargo platform can be installed to carry oversize goods. The Ka-226T has two kinds of medical uses - medevac and intensive care. Medevac helicopters are equipped with stretchers to carry the injured, oxygen cylinders, and the requisite medical equipment. There are fold-away seats for medical staff. When used to provide intensive-care treatment, the Ka-226T can accommodate one patient and two medical staff.
As a police vehicle, the Ka-226T can transport up to six people and is excellently suited to law enforcement activities such as: ensuring law and order, patrolling areas, identifying and tracking criminals, and managing the traffic police. The search-and-rescue version of the Ka-226 can operate in difficult climates and in a range of different environments, including mountainous areas. High hover precision makes it possible to get injured people on board safely.
Improved performance characteristics of the Ka-226T include eco-friendly features, efficiency, modern avionics and additional flight safety solutions - making this one of the best models in its class.