By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 9870 lb (4477 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 4187 kg.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-61/H-3

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

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE T58-GE-8B turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Take-off / rated power: 933 kW (1250 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 8664 kg (19100 lb)

Max Range: 837 km (452 nm)

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