Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose Transport Helicopter
Focus Model: Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Sikorsky - USA / Westland - UK / Sud-Est - France / Mitsubishi - Japan
Service Entry: 1950
Production Total: 1,550
Crew: 2 + 12
Length: 62.66 ft (19.1 m)
Width: 53.02 ft (16.16 m)
Height: 13.35ft (4.07 m)
Weight (Empty): 4,799 lb (2,177 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 7,200 lb (3,266 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-57 radial engine delivering 600hp and driving a three-blade main rotor and two-blade tail rotor.
Maximum Speed: 101 mph (163 kmh; 88 kts)
Maximum Range: 405 miles (652 km)
Service Ceiling: 10,499 ft (3,200 m; 2.0 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 700 feet-per-minute (213 m/min)
Usually none but optional as need dictates.
YH-19 - Evaluation Models; 5 such examples produced.
H-19A - 50 examples produced; USAF version based on the YH-19 evaluation model; fitted with R-1340-57 powerplant of 600 horsepower; became the UH-19A model with redesignation in 1962.
SH-19A - Air-Sea Rescue Variant of H-19A model; redesignated to HH-19A in 1962.
H-19B - Fitted with R-1300-3 powerplant of 700 horsepower; 264 examples produced; redesignated to UH-19B in 1962.
SH-19B - Air-Sea Rescue Variant of H-19B model; redesignated to HH-19B in 1962.
H-19C - US Army Version of H-19A model; 72 examples produced; redesignated to UH-19C in 1962.
H-19D - US Army Version of H19B model; 301 examples produced; redesignated to UH-19D in 1962.
HO4S-1 - US Navy Version of H-18A model; 10 examples produced.
H04S-2 - Proposed US Coast Guard Version
H04S-3 - Joint US/Canadian use; became the UH-19F and H04S-3 designations for US/Canada respectively; fitted with R-1300-3 700 horsepower engine.
HO4S-3G - US Coast Guard Version based on the HO4S-3 model; 30 examples produced; redesignated to HH-19G in 1962.
HRS-1 - USMC version based on the HO4S; 60 examples produced; accommodation for up to 8 combat ready personnel.
HRS-2 - Based on the HRS-1 model series with upgrades; 101 examples produced.
HRS-3 - 105 examples produced along with conversions from HRS-2 models; new production models based on HRS-2 models; fitted with R-1300-3 powerplant of 700 horsepower; redesignated to CH-19E in 1962.
HRS-4 - Proposed model based on the HRS-3; fitted with R-1820 radial engine of 1,025 horsepower.
UH-19A - 1962 redesignation of H-19A model
HH-19A - 1962 redesignation of SH-19A model
UH-19B - 1962 redesignation of H-19B model
HH-19B - 1962 redesignation of SH-19B model
CH-19E - 1962 redesignation of HRS-3 model
UH-19F - 1962 redesignation of HO4S-3 model
HH-19G - 1962 redesignation of HO4S-3G model
S-55 - Commercial Version; fitted with R-1340 engine of 600 horsepower.
S-55A - Commercial Version; fitted with R-1300-3 engine of 800 horsepower.
S-55C - Commercial Version; based on the S-55A model; fitted with R-1340 engine of 600 horsepower.
S-55T - Commercial Version; Fitted with Garrett-AIRResearch TSE331-3U-303 engine of 650 horsepower.
S-55QT - Commercial Touring Conversion Model
OHA-S-55 Heli-Camper - Commercial Conversion for promotional use.
OHA-S-55 Nite-Writer - Commercial Conversion for inflight advertising.
OHA-S-55 Bearcat - Commercial Conversion Model for agricultural use.
OHA-S-55 Heavy Lift - Commercial Conversion Model with heavy-duty crane system.
QS-55 Aggressors - Conversion models used as flying targets.
OHA-AT-55 Defender - Armed Military Model
Whirlwind HAR21 - Royal Navy Model based on the HRS-2 model.
Whirlwind HAS22 - Royal Navy Model based on H04S-3 model.
Argentina; Austria; Belgium; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia; Denmark; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Greece; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; Israel; Italy; Japan; Kuwait; Netherlands; Nicaragua; Pakistan; Philippines; Portugal; South Korea; Vietnam; Spain; Thailand; United Kingdom; Uruguay; Venezuela; United States