By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 9870 lb (4477 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 4187 kg.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Latest or last design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Originally designed by Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Latest or last primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Originally manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Parent type: Sikorsky S-61/H-3

Aircraft status: Operational

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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