VK-2500 TURBOSHAFT ENGINE

This engine is used to power the Mi-28N and Ka- 52 helicopters as well as upgrading the Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, Mi-28, Ka-32, Ka-50 and Ka-50-2 helicopters.


 

This engine is used to power the Mi-28N and Ka-52 helicopters as well as upgrading the Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, Mi-28, Ka-32, Ka-50 and Ka-50-2 helicopters. The turboshaft is a higher-power upgraded version of widely known TV3-117VMA turboshaft. It is one of the world’s best turboshafts as regards its fuel efficiency and weight performances. Profound experience in mass-producing and operating the base engine along with applying an upto- date control system have enabled to raise operating performances and ensure high dependability and extensive service life.


MAIN ADVANTAGES OF THE ENGINE:

- low specific fuel consumption;
- low weight-to-power ratio;
- high reliability;
- long service life;
- high maintainability;
- high repairability;
- steady operation in harsh dust and smoke conditions;
- possibility of long-lasting maritime operation;
- sustaining constant power at high ambient temperatures in the mountainous terrain


SPECIFICATIONS

Emergency power condition (SLS, ISA +15°C):


Power, shp (kW)

2700 (1985)

Takeoff power condition (SLS, ISA +15°C):


2400 (1764)

2400 (1764)

Specific fuel consumption, kg/hp•h (kg/kW• h)

0.210 (0.286)

Cruise power condition (SLS, ISA +150C):

 

Power, shp (kW)

1750 (1287)

Specific fuel consumption, kg/hp•h (kg/kW•h)

0.225 (0.313)

Dry weight, kg

295


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