Sikorsky XR-6

 

Prototype for the R-6 type

 

 

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Overview
Parent type Sikorsky S-49/R-6
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Sikorsky Aircraft Div., United Aircraft and Transport Corporation
Primary manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Div., United Aircraft and Transport Corporation
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Crew 1-2
Seating arrangement Side-by-side
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Tail rotor
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1
Milestones associated with the Sikorsky XR-6
1943 First flight of the Sikorsky XR-6

Sikorsky XR-6

 

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