By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 2250 lb (1021 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 2381 kg.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-55/H-19

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: Wright R-1300 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Wright Aeronautical Division, Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Take-off / rated power: 597 kW (800 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 3402 kg (7500 lb)

Max Range: 628 km (339 nm)

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