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 configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.46 m (17.9 ft)

Overall Length: 20.88 m (68.5 ft)

Overall Width: 17.17 m (56.3 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE CT7-8A turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Take-off / rated power: 1880 kW (2520 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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