CSAR variant for the U.S. Air Force. Improved version from the HH-53B, with more powerful engines, better crew protection and enhanced radio comms.
By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 18310 lb (8305 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 10746 kg.
Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Parent type: Sikorsky S-65/H-53
Aircraft status: No longer flying
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)