Piasecki Helicopter - USA
Canada; France; United States
SPECIAL-MISSION: ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE
Equipped to search, track, and engage enemy underwater elements by way of specialized onboard equipment and weapons.
SPECIAL-MISSION: SEARCH & RESCUE
Ability to locate and extract personnel from areas of potential harm or peril (i.e. downed airmen in the sea).
MARITIME / NAVY
Land-based or shipborne capability for operating over-water in various maritime-related roles while supported by allied naval surface elements.
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Developed ability to be used as a dedicated trainer for student pilots (typically under the supervision of an instructor).
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x Continental R-975-46A radial engine developing 550 horsepower while driving 2 x three-bladed tandem main rotors.
(170 kph | 92 knots)
(3,050 m | 2 miles)
(550 km | 297 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030