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Piasecki HRP (Rescuer)


Tandem-Rotor Transport Helicopter


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Image from the Public Domain; USCG historical photo.

Twenty-eight Piasecki HRP Rescuer tandem-rotor helicopters were made in all - these serving with the USN, USMC, and USCG for their time in the air.



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Specifications



Year:
1947
Status
Retired, Out-of-Service
Crew
2
[ 28 Units ] :
Piasecki Helicopter - USA
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- Transport
- Search and Rescue (SAR)
Length:
53.97 ft (16.45 m)
Width:
41.01 ft (12.5 m)
Height:
14.83 ft (4.52 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Piasecki HRP production model)
Empty Weight:
5,302 lb (2,405 kg)
MTOW:
7,231 lb (3,280 kg)
(Diff: +1,929lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Piasecki HRP production model)
1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 radial piston engine developing 600 horsepower driving a three-bladed forward and three-bladed rear main rotor configuration.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Piasecki HRP production model)
Max Speed:
106 mph (170 kph; 92 kts)
Service Ceiling:
8,530 feet (2,600 m; 1.62 miles)
Max Range:
301 miles (485 km; 262 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Piasecki HRP production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Piasecki HRP production model)
PV-3 - Prototype type tandem rotor design; powered by a single Wright R-975 piston engine; single flyable example completed.
XHRP-1 - PV-3 military prototypes (two completed); one example flyable for active testing while other reserved for static work.
HRP-1 - Definitive (and initial) production mark; two examples completed.
HRP-1G - HRP-1 United States Navy models for United States Coast Guard service; three examples.
HRP-2 - Variant with metal skinning; five examples completed.
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