Operated be the US Air Force, refitted with metal rotor blades.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

Parent type: Sikorsky S-51

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 3.95 m (12.9 ft)

Overall Length: 17.59 m (57.7 ft)

Overall Width: 14.94 m (49.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: P&W R-985-AN-5 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney

Take-off / rated power: 336 kW (450 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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