Operated by the US Navy.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-52

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.44 m (8.0 ft)

Overall Length: 11.89 m (39.0 ft)

Overall Width: 10.06 m (33.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Franklin 6V6-245-B16F reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Franklin Engine Company

Take-off / rated power: 183 kW (245 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1225 kg (2701 lb)

Max Range: 668 km (361 nm)

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