Fly-by-wire testbed. This was the 5th prototype S-92A modified to be fully fly-by-wire (FBW).

 

Source: “The S-92 Goes Fly By Wire... “, Lorren Stiles, Glen Knaust and Ken Wittmer, Paper presented at the American Helicopter Society 64th Annual Forum, Montréal, Canada, April 29 - May 1, 2008

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-92/H-92

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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