Sikorsky Aircraft - USA
Brazil; Chile; China; United States
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.
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
2 x Pratt & Whitney R-1690-52 air-cooled radial piston engines developing 750 horsepower each.
(306 kph | 165 knots)
(6,310 m | 4 miles)
(1,247 km | 673 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030