Operated by the United States Air Force during the late– and post–Vietnam-War era, the HH-53 "Super Jolly Green Giant" was used for combat search and rescue (CSAR) missions. SOmetimes referred to as 'Super Jolly Green Giant'.
By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 18676 lb (8471 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 10580 kg.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift configuration: Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: Tail rotor
Crew required: 2
Crew seating: Side-by-side
Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)
Max Gross Weight (ground): 19051 kg (42000 lb)
Max Range: 1556 km (840 nm)