VK-2500

This engine is used to power the Mi-28N and Ka-52 helicopters as well as upgrading the Mi-14, Mi-17, Mi-24, Mi-28, Ka-32, Ka-50 and Ka-50-2 helicopters.

The turboshaft is a higher-power upgraded version of widely known TV3-117VMA turboshaft. It is one of the world’s best turboshafts as regards its fuel efficiency and weight performances.

Profound experience in mass-producing and operating the base engine along with applying an up-to-date control system have enabled to raise operating performances and ensure high dependability and extensive service life.

Main advantages of the engine:

  • low specific fuel consumption;
  • low weight-to-power ratio;
  • high reliability;
  • long service life;
  • high maintainability;
  • high repairability;
  • steady operation in harsh dust and smoke conditions;
  • possibility of long-lasting maritime operation;
  • sustaining constant power at high ambient temperatures in the mountainous terrain.


Basic specifications:



*System of engine automatic control gives the possibility of adjusting the takeoff power as follows:2,400; 2,200 and 2,000 hp (depending on the engine application).

Applicability

Mi-14

Mi-17

Mi-28N

Mi-24

Ka-50