Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-70/H-60

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 (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 5.16 m 16.9 ft
Overall Length: 19.79 m 64.9 ft
Overall Width: 16.38 m 53.7 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 15.19 m 49.8 ft
Airframe Width: 4.37 m 14.3 ft
Airframe Height: 3.76 m 12.3 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 8.84 m 29.0 ft
Landing Gear Track: 2.48 m 8.1 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.37 m 4.5 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 3.84 m 12.6 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 2.35 m 7.7 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 9,979 kg 22,000 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 9,979 kg 22,000 lb
Empty Weight: 5,675 kg 12,511 lb
Useful Load: 4,304 kg 9,489 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.569
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,207 m 10,520 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE: 1,832 m 6,010 ft
Max Level Flight Speed: 280 km/h 151 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling: 4,627 m 15,180 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 511 km 276 nm
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 T700-GE-701D turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1280 kW 1716 hp
Take-off / rated:  
Intermediate: 1419 kW 1902 hp
Maximum: 1488 kW 1994 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1492 kW 2000 hp
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:  
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:  
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades:  
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Disc Loading:  
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, enabling tail rotor thrust to provide a vertical thrust component

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 3.35 m 11.00 ft
Configuration: Tractor
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
RPM: 1214 rpm 1214 rpm
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord: 0.247 m 0.81 ft
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 8.83 m² 95.0 ft²
Solidity: 0.1875
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed: 213.05 m/s 699.0 fps
Blade Area (per blade): 0.414 m² 4.46 ft²

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