Russian Helicopters Ka-50/Ka-52

First flown as a prototype in 1982, the Ka-50 is a single-seat, twin-engine, contra-rotating coaxial-rotor attack helicopter. The Ka-52 is a side-by-side, twin-seat variant of the Ka-50. Power for the Ka-50 initially came from 2,200-shp Klimov TV3-117VMA engines. Although Ka-50 production stopped in...

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