KT-112 “Cadet” (the initial name is “Angel”) is a light Ukrainian multi-purpose helicopter developed by KB Vertical in 1999-2002. Serial production was planned to be organized at the Tussa aircraft plant in the Borodyanka settlement, Kyiv region. It is an all-metal riveted streamlined design (two-piston engines ROTAX912ULS).
The KT112 “CADET” helicopter is multi-purpose and can be used in the following options:
- Passenger – for transportation of luggage and three passengers;
- Sanitary, which provides for the transportation of the patient on a stretcher and an accompanying health worker;
- Training – for the initial training of pilots, using dual controls;
KT112 “CADET” is built according to a single-rotor classic design with a supporting three-blade and two-blade steering (diameter 1.3 m) screws. The helicopter is classified in category B according to AP27.
Mixed fuselage design. The tail boom has a semi-monocoque design. Screw blades are made of composite materials. The plumage of a T-shaped. The helicopter is equipped with a skid-mounted fixed gear and tail support (wheels can be mounted for transportation on the ground).
The power plant has two ROTAX912ULS piston engines with a combined cooling system (forced air and water). If one engine fails, you can continue flying on another at a speed of 80-100km / h with the highest take-off weight.
The four-seater cabin has a large glazed area and is equipped with dual controls. The right control post in the sanitary version is dismantled.
The equipment installed on the helicopter makes it possible to use the helicopter only during the day in meteorological simple conditions. It is possible to install a special set of equipment that allows operation at night. The GPS MAP195 navigation satellite system is part of the equipment. Installation of an additional tank with fuel for 75 kg is possible.
The KT112 “KADET” cab in the passenger version has a soundproofing, a comfortable, bright interior with soft seats. The helicopter is equipped with a ventilation and heating system. The number of helicopter crew members is 1. With a take-off weight of 925 kg, the highest horizontal flight speed is 200 km / h.
- Rotor Diameter: 8.22m
- Length with rotary screws: 9.39m
- Fuselage Length: 6.96m
- Fuselage Width: 1.31m
- Height with rotary screws: 2.48m
- Empty Weight: 524kg
- Normal take-off weight: 925kg
- Engine: ROTAX912ULS
- Power: 2x100l.s
- Number of crew members: 1
- The greatest number of passengers: 3
- Speed: 160km / h
- The highest speed: 200km / h
- Flight Range: 400-800km
- Practical ceiling: 4000m
- Rate of climb: 480-600m / min