Development of the Russian light multipurpose helicopter, the Ka-26 (NATO designation: 'Hoodlum'), began in 1962. The removable cabin is capable of carrying either six passengers or 2 stretchers and 3 seats; when removed, a cargo platform or sling can be fitted. Maximum internal and slung loads are 700 kg and 1000 kg, respectively.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 2 in Coaxial configuration
Crew required: 1 in Single seater arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)