Developed in 1953, known as H-37A Mojave by the U.S. Army.  The assault transport helicopter could carry up to either 36 passengers, three jeeps or a single 105 mm antitank gun.  Sikorsky was experimenting with blades widths; the wider chord upgrade was used for this entry.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Division, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation

Parent type: No type defined

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: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 6.71 m (22.0 ft)

Overall Length: 26.82 m (88.0 ft)

Overall Width: 21.95 m (72.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: P&W R-2800-54 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 14061 kg (31000 lb)

Max Range: 322 km (174 nm)

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