Initial prototype for the CH-53A. Also known by the company designation S-65.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-65/H-53

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

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)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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