Presidential VVIP model of the H-34 Type series. The designation was changed to VH-34D in 1962 as part of the overall change in aircraft designations for aircraf of the United States Armed Forces.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-58/H-34

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: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.85 m (15.9 ft)

Overall Length: 20.03 m (65.7 ft)

Overall Width: 17.07 m (56.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Wright R-1820-84 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Wright Aeronautical Division, Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Max continuous power: 1137 kW (1524 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 6350 kg (13999 lb)

Max Range: 293 km (158 nm)

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