Royal Australian Navy (RAN) SAR/plane guard version.

Source: ”Helicopters & Autogyros of the World”, Paul Lambermont with Anthony Pirie, Second edition 1970, Cassell & Company Ltd, SBN 304 93390 2

and,

Source: ”Bristol 171 Sycamore”, BAe Systems Heritage Team, BAe Systems Heritage Web site, Last accessed 11 Jul 2018 (with kind permission from BAe)

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bristol Aeroplane Company, Helicopter Division

Primary manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company, Helicopter Division

Parent type: Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

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: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Alvis Leonides 524/1 reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Alvis Car and Engineering Company Ltd

Take-off / rated power: 398 kW (533 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 2449 kg (5399 lb)

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