Operated by the US Army.  Later converted to the XH-39 configuration.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-52

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: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Turbomeca Artouste XT51-T-3 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Take-off / rated power: 298 kW (400 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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