Developed in 1961 as the commercial airline variant of the S-61 with a passenger capacity of either 28 or 25 with galley and toilet.  The aircraft can be fitted with removable baggage pods and airstairs.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Parent type: No type defined

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 (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.08 m (16.7 ft)

Overall Length: 22.16 m (72.7 ft)

Overall Width: 18.90 m (62.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE CT58-100-1 turbine

Engine manufacturer: General Electric Company

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 8618 kg (19000 lb)

Max Range: 444 km (240 nm)

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