- Country of manufactureUkraine
Purpose and scope of use
Convertible aircraft NAU - KM 3 «Kubok» is a 3500 kg class twin engine aircraft with rotary external screw on the wingtips. This type of aircraft performs vertical take - off and landing, enabling it to operate flights in hard - to - reach geographic and climatic zones, including areas with complex landscape, mountainous areas, islands, polar zones, tropics, etc. The convertible aircraft can be involved in exploration, patrolling of oil, gas pipelines and other linear objects; execution of various types of aerial photography, delivery of humanitarian aid, protection of state borders, transportation of patients between hospitals and specialized medical centers, irregular commercial flights, doing a lot of a wide range of works in disaster areas, fighting piracy, protection of national waters and fisheries, control and preventing smuggling operations, etc
Main characteristics of the development
Project technical characteristics of the convertible aircraft: max. take - off mass– 3500 kg; payload mass – 850 kg; fuel mass– 850 kg; max. speed– 500 km/h; flight duration – 5 h; technical range– 2100 km; number of passengers – 1 pilot + 5 passengers; ferry range– 2900 km; flight altitude – up to 6000 m
Main advantages of the development
Nowadays the 3500 kg class is not occupied by any convertible aircraft in the world, therefore the competitive environment is favorable
State of intellectual property protection
Received 1 patent of Ukraine for utility model.
The world market can have a capacity of 500 - 700 aircraft of the type KM 3 “Kubok” to meet the needs of local civil aviation airlines.
The development readiness status
The project is on the stage of “technical proposal” according to DSTU 3974 - 2000. In addition, there is a business plan for obtaining samples of KM 3 “Kubok” for the certification of KM 3 ” Kubok ” as a type of aircraft in the SAS of Ukraine.