Technical data
Type K-3
Function Ambulance
Year 1927
Crew 1
Engines 1*240hp BMW-IV
Length 11.17m
Wingspan 16.7m
Wing area 40.0m2
Empty weight 1560kg
Loaded weight 2300kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 57.5
Power load (kg/hp) 9.6
Maximum Speed (0m) 170km/h
Cruise Speed 140km/h
Landing Speed 75km/h
Take off Roll 250m
Landing Roll 200m
Range 730km
Ceiling 880m
1000m 10.6min
2000m 23min
3000m 45min
Seats 3
Load 330kg

K-3, K.A.Kalinin

18k b/w photo from the "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.415

Ambulance aircraft of mixed construction, modification of K-1. Wide door on the left side allowed easy loading/unloading or stretched patients. It provided accommodation for a doctor and 2 stretchers (or four seats) for patients. It was fully equipped for medical purposes.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.416

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