K-3, K.A.Kalinin

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

A
mbulance 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.
Sources:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR" by V.B.Shavrov, Vol.1 p.416
  • 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 57.5kg/m2
    Power load 9.6kg/hp
    Maximum Speed (0m) 170km/h
    Cruise Speed 140km/h
    Landing Speed 75km/h
    Take off Roll 250m
    Landing Roll 200m
    Range 730km
    Ceiling 880m
    Climb
    1000m 10.6min
    2000m 23min
    3000m 45min
    Payload
    Seats 3
    Load 330kg
    Modified May 15, 1997
    by Alexandre Savine;
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