Developed in 1959, derived from the S-56.  As a flying crane, the supported payload is 12800 lb (5806 kg).

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-60

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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 (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 6.60 m (21.7 ft)

Overall Length: 26.80 m (87.9 ft)

Overall Width: 21.95 m (72.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: P&W R-2800-54 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 15649 kg (34500 lb)

Max Range: 426 km (230 nm)

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