Initial prototype for the R-4 series. Referred to in some references by the designation XR-4A. This aircraft (there was only 1 built) was later converted to the XR-4C prototype.
Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Parent type: Sikorsky S-47/R-4
Aircraft status: No longer flying
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)