JSC Kamov
JSC Kamov

JSC Kamov



Kamov Open Joint Stock Company (former Kamov experimental design bureau, Ukhtomsk Helicopter Plant) - design bureau of the Russian Helicopters concern. It is famous as a designer of coaxial rotor helicopters. In addition, helicopters of a more traditional layout (of the Ka-62 type) are being designed.

Design Bureau named after Kamov was founded in early October 1948 year. This OKB is located near the capital of our state in the city of Lyubertsy. There is also a museum dedicated to the legendary designer and his projects. This enterprise is a part of the largest holding of our country "Helicopters of Russia". Since the beginning of its formation, the company has been engaged in designing and manufacturing helicopters of a wide variety of designs and purposes. The peculiarity of all aircrafts of this company was that almost all of them were equipped with coaxial screws. They were most effectively used by this company. In addition, helicopters with standard screws were developed. The civil helicopter Ka-62 became the most successful project.

OKB Kamov


The plant is named in honor of the general designer Kamov N.I. It is considered to be the date of foundation of 07.10.1948. Since 1992 it has become an open joint stock company.

Located in the town of Lyubertsy (Lyubertsy between railway stations and Ukhtomskaya).

  EDO "Kamov" - Moscow region. Russia Kamov logo


The main activities of OKB Kamov

This organization was created to design and further create multipurpose helicopters with a wide range of applications. First of all, they were to be used for the Soviet Navy. With this factor in mind, the designers decided to use a coaxial arrangement of the screws on the aircraft. It allowed to achieve greater maneuverability and excellent controllability with small dimensions of the machine itself. The most successful models were helicopters of the Ka-27 type, which were designed to destroy surface targets. The Ka-29 model was made as a transport and combat vehicle, which can perform many tasks. For marine radar, designers designed a Ka-31 machine.

The most successful models have become machines, which were manufactured in 80-ies of the last century. First of all, they were attack helicopters Ka-50 titled "Black Shark". This single machine can perform many combat missions due to the very high flight performance and high combat power. On the basis of this model was developed Bole perfect titled "Alligator", or Ka-52. These devices serially produced at the plant "Progress".

OKB Kamov

The Bureau was also engaged in the manufacture of civilian helicopters. The most successful and high-quality car for civilian use can be called a multipurpose helicopter of the Ka-32A type. He was rightly assessed by international organizations and noted by international certificates, such as EASA and FAR. In this class Ka-32A had the best flight performance and load capacity in 5 tons. A very versatile machine was also manufactured for use in different climatic conditions, it was a Ka-226 helicopter. This modular machine could be effectively used in high-mountainous, densely populated settlements or over water objects.

One of the most successful models of recent times was a passenger capacity of up to 15 helicopter passengers. It can also carry up to 2,5 tons of cargo inside the cabin or on the external sling. This model is equipped with only one rotor and at the same time meets all the international standards of quality and safety.

History and development of enterprise Kamov

Day of the creation of this enterprise is the 7 1948 October year. I headed this organization a successful designer and innovator Nikolay Ilyich Kamov. A feature of this company is that the designers have developed promising helicopters with coaxial screws, which are then mass-produced. No other company in the world to engage in such manufacture in series.

OKB Kamov

Five years after the founding of Kamov bureau has issued one of the most successful helicopter of the coaxial scheme, which was first launched in serial production. He had the designation of Ka-15 and 1953 year became the first helicopter with this type of structure of the screws, which are produced in large quantities. And three years later was based on this model, the Ka-18. After making this unit 1956 he was awarded the Gold Medal at the exhibition in the city of Brussels. This award was given for a very original design of the machine housing.

1961 year brought Kamov's company another high-quality and reliable machine, which was recognized all over the world. It was a military helicopter like Ka-25. This combat vehicle was designed to be used on ships, and the main task it was supposed to perform was the destruction of enemy nuclear submarines. The peculiarity of the helicopter of this type is the installation of a radar station of circular action on it, which helped to navigate the huge marine areas. We can say that the installation of a large number of airborne equipment and complexes contributed to the qualitative implementation of combat missions and military missions. In addition, all equipment made it possible to conduct flights under rather complicated meteorological conditions and at any time of the day. It should be noted that this device can be used in any climatic conditions.

OKB Kamov

The next successful enough prototype of Kamov was the Ka-27 combat helicopter, it is also adapted for operation on ships of the Navy. An export version of this machine was also developed, it had the designation Ka-28. It differed from the original more powerful impact complex. These vehicles can effectively conduct combat operations against enemy submarines and any other surface targets. The Ka-27 helicopter was the last helicopter, which the great designer N.I. Kamov. The preparation of the device for serial production was carried out by the followers of Kamov. Since 1974, the post of general designer was occupied by the student of Kamov, namely S.V. Mikheyev.

On the basis of Kamov development it has created a whole range of very high quality helicopters for different purposes for the military industry, as well as for the civil service. So, the most famous of the company's helicopters are such machines:

  • Ship devices Ka and Ka-28-29;

  • for the radar was manufactured model Ka-31;

  • civilian helicopter to transport large cargo or passengers under the symbol Ka-32.

It should be noted that the Ka-32 found application in the civil sector: the construction, on expeditions and rescue operations. In addition to operation of the machine in the CIS, it is applied in other continents of our planet. This machine has been marked by quality certificates in Europe and America. Ka-32 was used when lowering sensors into the destroyed nuclear reactor at Chernobyl. This unit was manufactured in the Soviet Union, the production of Ka-32 and its modifications was also engaged in aircraft manufacturing plant Cameroonian.

OKB Kamov

One of the most recent and successful OKB Kamov helicopters became Ka-226. It has a modular design that improves performance significantly. The machine of this type was developed in a variety of options, among which are: transport, patrol, rescue, passenger, fire, etc. The transport option is equipped with a powerful power plant, consisting of two types of the Arrius engine, which provides traction to one thousand horsepower.. All this allows us to operate the helicopter in a fairly harsh climatic conditions and high altitudes.

At the present time, Kamov is one of the most famous and developed in the field of helicopter construction in the territory of the Russian Federation and beyond. The entire staff has extensive experience and knowledge in creating high-quality aircraft for multi-purpose use. Among them there are a large number of doctors of science, professors and simply brilliant designers who have excellent technical education. This enterprise for a long history was marked by a lot of high state awards. At the moment the company is a part of a huge holding called "Russian Helicopters".



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Helicopter without rotors. Controlled lifting force. The speed is over 500 km per hour. VERTICAL PLANE. Airplane-helicopter hybrid. A proven idea.
The answer is here.

Ka-8, Ka-10, Ka-56 are excellent designs. With modern materials you could produce a car weighing less than 115 kg as a whale. Just as it is done with Mosquito and Micron helicopters. For the company, this would be good money in the field of ultralight aviation, and for us home-builders would finally be a decent car.

Can I buy Ka-56

I suggest in a full disk to place the blades with aerodynamic control from the cockpit from the handle, but stationary, which is fed by the flow of air from the turbine into the disk cavity.
From the bottom on the plane, place a wire in the grooves of the snake, so that along the wire, the current flows in mutually opposite directions and the force fields form with the formation of diamagnetism, which would strengthen the lifting force by levitation.

Congratulations on a new and serious machine. I ask to convey to the management that the opportunity to connect through the coupling, part of the engine power
To the reference chassis of the helicopter. Then all helicopters will be able to reach the Angara. Probably probably raise the ceiling in practice. For example, to catalyze fuel or cavitate kerosene? Personally, I believe that Domestic helicopters will be able to reach the Stratosphere. I wish you creative successes, new discoveries and successful contracts.

Dear, where you can get acquainted with the leadership of JSC Kamov Design Bureau?

There is no better helicopter in the world. I'm sure of that. It flies effectively sideways, backwards. I ask myself a question; why does he need a tail, and even more so some kind of wings, make the spacecraft disk-shaped, and your much respected western competitors will waggle. Waiting for an answer. A big fan of this car and the son of aircraft designers. I am sure for you geniuses this is not a problem.

Denis obviously and you are a fan of new schemes flying
Machines .. Thank you for your normal attitude to the problems of Aeroflot country. You will find in the drawings and correctly show the new one. Because there is no lag. You are convinced of this. there is
Real opponents. And it seems to them that
They were the authors. This is their hallucination. Recently peeked for aviamodelisatami. In Ukraine, an amateur still built a NLA model.
In any case, a serious company will fly. I beg
You find an open letter to Aviamodelists of Russia
And possibly help. For example, an airplane designer for assembly - operating models.
This, in my opinion, also brings people closer to the sky.

Denis I of the education historian. You see
what's happening? All clamps someone. Denis You know it is damage and backlog. This loss
and unnecessary sacrifices. You will then support young
and not specialists of domestic helicopter industry. We do not listen, maybe
You listen. Thank you in advance..

Please check the assumption (helicopters) necessary to create the motor modernizirovat.Dvuhfazny valve should be in the new revolutionary engine novinkoy.S uv.Nikolay.

I sent you (KB KAMOV) a proposal to jointly apply to the FPI with a request for a grant for my "one and a half screw" helicopter. In my opinion, this is a win-win business - the grant can be spent on new employees or on bonuses for existing employees, on new machines, etc. And in case of success, the bottom line is a helicopter with increased thrust. Best regards, author of 332 inventions, Staroverov NE

Yes, and I myself surprised why.
Turbine reliable, the screw in the annular channel
It sets up speed gearbox built. Explode
these screws from the housing with a connection through the coupling
the chassis is not difficult (or 2 respectively).
Do you offer several different opportunity. AND
it stalls. The main thing do not throw these interesting attempts, the development of advanced helicopters.
There is dominated by bureaucrats ..Ochevidno unnecessary greed. In these matters, it is pernicious, hinders the necessary conclusions. Write to the Ministry of Defense. I have written, I see normal attitude ..
And you write. These questions are not removed as we see
on the agenda, not the fact that there will be new conflicts. There will need the following technical solutions. Without them in 21 century helicopter does not fly far. But it is a long time you know ..


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