The MGW for is actually quoted in the Pilot’s Handbook as an Overload Gross Weight.  Developed in 1945, the passenger helicopter can carry up to 10 people.  For the various operators, there are the U.S.C.G HRP-1 Rescuer and U.S. Navy HRP-1 designations.

The aircraft was colloquially refrerred to as "The Flying Banana".

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: Piasecki PV-3/HRP-1

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Fore/aft) configuration

Crew required: 2 in Other arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

Data on aircraft configuration, weights, flight performance and equipment

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