First flight on 27 Oct 2015 at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida Development Flight Center by aircraft EDM-1 (Engineering Development Model-1)

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky CH-53K

Aircraft status: In development

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 8.66 m (28.4 ft)

Overall Width: 24.01 m (78.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 3

Engine designation: GE T408/GE38-1B turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 33566 kg (74000 lb)

Max Gross Weight (airborne): 39916 kg (88000 lb)

Max Range: 841 km (454 nm)

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