Kaman Aerosystems, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), has reported that ROTAK Helicopter Services of Anchorage, Alaska has placed orders for two K-MAX helicopters with deliveries expected in 2018, the company said.
The single-engine, single-seat K-MAX received Federal Aviation Administration certification in 1994. It is a rugged low-maintenance aircraft that features a counter-rotating rotor system and is optimized for external load operations and designed specifically for vertical reference flight. The aircraft can lift up to 6,000 pounds (2,722 kg).
Kaman Aerosystems is a division of the Aerospace Segment of Bloomfield, Connecticut-based Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) which conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company is a distributor of industrial parts, and operates approximately 240 customer service centers and 5 distribution centers across the US and Puerto Rico.
Kaman offers more than 4 million items and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, the company provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management.