Initial evaluation version and testbed for the Pave Low system for the US Air Force. 2 aircraft were used in the evaluation. Sometimes referred to as 'Super Jolly Green Giant'.
Source: “Darkness Falls: A Farewell to the Pave Low”, Raymond L. Robb, VERTIFLITE Winter 2008, pages 30-42
By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 18676 lb (8471 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 10580 kg.
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)
Max Gross Weight (ground): 19051 kg (42000 lb)
Max Range: 1556 km (840 nm)