Fly-by-wire testbed. This was the 5th prototype S-92A modified to be fully fly-by-wire (FBW).
Source: “The S-92 Goes Fly By Wire... “, Lorren Stiles, Glen Knaust and Ken Wittmer, Paper presented at the American Helicopter Society 64th Annual Forum, Montréal, Canada, April 29 - May 1, 2008
Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Parent type: Sikorsky S-92/H-92
Aircraft status: Operational
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)