Technical data
Type K-6
Function Mail/Aerophoto
Year 1930
Crew 1
Engines 1*420hp Gnome-Rhone Jupiter-VI
Length 15.0m
Wingspan 20.0m
Wing area 64.0m2
Empty weight 1720kg
Loaded weight 2820kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 44
Power load (kg/hp) 6.7
Maximum Speed (0m) 210km/h
Cruise Speed 170km/h
Landing Speed 70km/h
Range 1250km
Ceiling 5600m
1000m 5min
2000m 12min
3000m 20min
4000m 32min
Load ~370kg

K-6, K.A.Kalinin

Mail airplane, used for postal delivery, newspaper matrix delivery and aerial. Wing, tail and landing gear - from K-5. Wing was installed on struts above the fuselage.

New, slender fuselage had 4m long compartment for payload.

One built, did not enter mass production.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.417

  • Modified May 15, 1997 Back to
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