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Kalinin K-9.jpg
Role Liaison / sport aircraft
National origin USSR
Manufacturer GROSS
Designer Konstantin Alekseyevich Kalinin
First flight 1932
Number built 1

The Kalinin K-9 was a liaison/sport aircraft designed by Konstantin Alekseevič Kalinin. It had a parasol wing, only one was built in 1932. The prototype was evaluated during some test flights, but development was never carried out. The tests revealed that the K-9 was too large and too heavy in relation to the installed engine, (60 hp (45 kW) Walter NZ 60, 17.165 kg/kW (28.219 lb/hp)).[1]

Specifications (K-9)

Data from The Osprey Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft 1875–1995[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 7.1 m (23 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.8 m (32 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 18.1 m2 (195 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 550 kg (1,213 lb)
  • Gross weight: 770 kg (1,698 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 60 kg (130 lb) fuel and oil
  • Powerplant: 1 × Walter NZ 60 5-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 45 kW (60 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 120 km/h (75 mph, 65 kn)
  • Landing speed: 60 km/h (37 mph; 32 kn)
  • Endurance: 3 hours
  • Power/mass: 17.165 kg/kW (28.219 lb/hp)


  1. ^ "K-9 by K.A.Kalinin".
  2. ^ Gunston, Bill (1995). The Osprey Encyclopedia of Russian Aircraft 1875–1995. London: Osprey. pp. 134–135. ISBN 1-85532-405-9.

Further reading

  • Grey, C.G., ed. (1931). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1931. London: Sampson Low, Marston & company, ltd. p. 230c.
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