|Medium lift helicopter
|December 23, 1991
The Kaman K-MAX (company designation K-1200) is a helicopter with intermeshing rotors (synchropter) designed and produced by the American manufacturer Kaman Aircraft.
Source: Kaman K-MAX on Wikipedia
|Kaman K 1200 K-Max
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The Kaman K-MAX is a helicopter designed for aerial cargo operations. It has a unique intermeshing rotor system that eliminates the need for a tail rotor and allows for greater lift and maneuverability. The K-MAX can carry up to 6,000 pounds (2,700 kg) of external load and has a maximum speed of 100 knots (185 km/h). The K-MAX was first flown in 1991 and entered service in 1994. It has been used for various missions such as logging, firefighting, construction, and military transport. The K-MAX is also capable of autonomous flight and has been deployed in Afghanistan to deliver supplies to remote bases.
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