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KAMAN K-1200 K-Max

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Name K-1200 K-Max
Manufacturer KAMAN
Wing Rotary
Tail Double fin, mid set
WTC Light
Type code H1T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Single
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle fixed
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

KAMAN K-1200 K-Max

KAMAN K-1200 K-Max

KAMAN K-1200 K-Max KAMAN K-1200 K-Max 3D


The Kaman K-MAX (Company designation K-1200) is an American helicopter with intermeshing rotors (synchropter) built by Kaman Aircraft. It is optimized for external load operations, and is able to lift a payload of over 6000 pounds, which is more than the helicopter's empty weight.

Technical Data

Wing span 14.7 m48.228 ft <br />
Length 15.8 m51.837 ft <br />
Height 4.14 m13.583 ft <br />
Powerplant 1 x Honeywell T53-17 turboshaft, 1,800 shp.
Engine model

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 100 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 2500 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 54435,443 kg <br />5.443 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL150 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 267267 nm <br />494,484 m <br />494.484 km <br />1,622,322.836 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving KMAX

None on SKYbrary