World's speed record by Sikorsky S-59 (1954)

Thursday, August 26, 1954

 

Description

As of 26 August 1954, the S-59 held a speed record of 156.005 mph (135.6 knots, 251 km/hr).

 

 

Source:   Sikorsky Archives | S-59

 

Aircraft related to this milestone
Sikorsky S-59 (XH-39)
   
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