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Surion - Korea Utility Helicopter (KUH-1)

KAI KUH-1 Surion
DeveloperKorea Aerospace Industry
manufacturerKorea Aerospace Industry
First flightMarch 10, 2010
Production period2010 ~ present
Number of production unitsMore than 276 units expected to be produced
Actual deploymentMay 22, 2013 ~ Present
Fuselage 14.96 m
With rotor 19.016 m
full width Fuselage 2.36 m With
rotor 14.96 m
Full height 4.5 m
Empty weight5,136 kg
Loading weight3,572 kg
Fuel loading1,159 kg
Takeoff weight8,709 kg
Rotor systemMain rotor 4 blades, tail rotor 4 blades
engineHanwha Techwin General Electric T700/701K turboshaft engine x 2 units
Engine powerGE T700/701K 1,915 HP x 2 (3,830 HP)
Cruising speed251 km/h
Maximum speed279 km/h
Range450 km
Maximum cruising distance775 km
Maximum cruising time2 hours 18 minutes
Rate of rise8.5 m/s
cruising flight altitude3,048 m
Practical ascent limit4,590 m
crew2 pilots + 2 gunners
passengers9 fully armed troops, 11 fully armed troops when relocating seats # (Army type)
ArmedK-12 7.62mm machine gun x 2 doors

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