From the third prototype onward, and for all production aircraft including the S-92A, the tail plane was on the stbd side below the tail rotor


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-92/H-92

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

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)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 5.46 m 17.9 ft
Overall Length: 20.88 m 68.5 ft
Overall Width: 17.17 m 56.3 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 17.12 m 56.2 ft
Airframe Width:  
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.83 m 6.0 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 6.10 m 20.0 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 2.00 m 6.6 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 12,020 kg 26,500 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 12,020 kg 26,500 lb
Empty Weight: 7,598 kg 16,751 lb
Useful Load: 4,422 kg 9,749 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.632
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 2,743 m 8,999 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,981 m 6,499 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 280 km/h 151 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: GE CT7-8A turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated: 1880 kW 2520 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second: 2044 kW 2740 hp
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 17.78 m 58.33 ft
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Swept outer tip with anhedral
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 248.29 m² 2672.6 ft²
Disc Loading: 48.41 kg/m² 9.916 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail rotor is canted to provide lift component in normal flight

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Configuration: Tractor
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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