KULON-2 SKhS

TYPE: Agricultural sprayer.

PROGRAMME: Shown at Moscow, August 2003. First flight then scheduled for October 2003.

DESIGN FEATURES: Sel'skokhuzyaistvennyi Samolet (SKhS): agricultural aircraft. Envisaged as replacement for Antonov An-2s used in this role. To be certified to AP-23.
Typical sprayer configuration, with low-mounted, strut-braced wings and hopper ahead of raised cockpit. Sweptback fin.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Horn-balanced rudder and elevators. Flaps.

LANDING GEAR: Tailwheel type; fixed. Mainwheels on side Vs with half-axles sprung inside centre of fuselage. Tailwheel on long cantilever tubular leg.

POWER PLANT: One 265 kW (355 hp) VOKBM M-14P radial engine driving a two-blade propeller.

DIMENSIONS, EXTERNAL:  
Wing span 12.50 m (41 ft 0 in)
Length overall 8.50 m (27 ft 10½ in)
WEIGHTS AND LOADINGS:  
Max chemical load 1,000 kg (2,205 lb)
Max T-O weight 2,200 kg (4,850 lb)
PERFORMANCE:  
Normal operating speed 65-86 kt (120-160 km/h; 75-99 mph)
Max rate of climb at S/L 240 m (787 ft)/min

 

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