The schweizer s434 is the first new schweizer helicopter since sikorsky bought schweizer aircraft in 2004. Originally both the general electric t64ge16 and the lycoming t55 l11 were proposed. It was used by the united states coast guard as the hh52a seaguard primarily for airsea rescue, and now has been replaced by nonamphibious types such as the hh65 dolphin which rely on using a. The prototype s64 first flew on 9 may 1962 and was followed by two further examples for evaluation by the german. The aircraft meets the stringent performance parameters on a highhot navy day a pressure altitude of 3000 feet and 91. Sikorsky h5 of 3rd ars lands to recover wounded 1951. In addition to the s434 helicopters, sikorsky global helicopters is providing a complete logistical support package including spare parts, special tools. It shares its cockpit layout with the s333, which gives.
Sikorskys efforts in improving the customer experience are widely evident in their. Compounding the quest for speed permanent dead link p49, vertiflite, summer 2006. Sikorsky s61 l helicopter flight manual, disclaimer. Sikorsky aircraft s61n specifications technical data.
Sikorsky and schweizer aircraft launch s434 commercial. The s434 is a development of the s333, formerly the schweizer 333. These are either original or copies of manuals and blueprints used when these aircraft were in active duty, now transferred into electronic format. I go somewhere to get something, then wonder what im here after.
Improvements are a larger fuel capacity, sophisticated rotorhead with 4 rotors and a more powerful turbine engine. Sikorsky considers selling singleengine line business. The s434 helicopters were manufactured at sikorsky global helicopters light helicopter division in horseheads, n. I was going to scale off that for a gasser size but am finding it a pain since it is so small. Precise shipboard compatibility the ch53k has full shipboard com. The s434 is an improved development of the schweizer s333. The sikorsky h19 chickasaw was a multipurpose helicopter used by the united states army and united states air force. Rotorcraft forecast archived report for data and forecasts on current programs please visit. The sikorsky s62 was a single turbine engine, threeblade rotor amphibious helicopter originally developed as a commercial venture by the sikorsky aircraft corporation of stratford, connecticut. Sikorsky schweizer s434 price, specs, photo gallery, history. Sikorsky hands over s434 to saudi government news flight global. Sikorsky global helicopters delivers first two s434tm helicopters 23092009. An appendix to this annex lists all rcn pilots who flew sikorsky 55877.
Early helicopters the predecessor of the s55 sikorsky ho4s3 helicopter pictured below was the s51 which. Marine hr2s1 and army h37 were troop transport helicopters. This item is sold for historical and reference only. History john bear moseley scribe editor steve goldhammer that needs to be filled in 2015 vice pres. You can purchase printed editions, cds and dvds here. The s434 is targeted as a trainer and utility helicopter. If any one knows a larger model or even better, a set of sectional drawings, please let me know. Light single turboshaft helicopter, with fourbladed main rotor. Three to fourplace, singleturbinepowered light helicopter. Sikorsky r4 project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. These manuals are supplied in adobe pdf format, and delivered via digital download, processed within 2448 hours.
Sikorsky aircraft has obtained the faa type certificate for the. As of 2007, only the schweizer 333 remains in production. Communicationsmedia support gary gamble historian tom beard. The s61n demonstrator is a civil variant of the successful sh3 sea king helicopter. Sikorsky x2 helicopter 3d cad model library grabcad. Sikorsky h34 s58 i bought a plastic model but it is 172. Chief test pilot bill fell gives rotor radio a cockpit perspective of what its like to fly a.
Sikorsky engineering the future of vertical lift lockheed martin. United states navy and united states coast guard models were designated ho4s, while those of the u. Sikorsky aircraft is an american aircraft manufacturer based in stratford, connecticut. Both sikorsky and the utility helicopters project office agree that the technology benefits outweigh any initial challenges caused by implementation. If you would prefer a particular manual to be supplied as a paper copy, please contact us for a quotation. Contractors are invited to submit updated information to editor, international. Fino notes that from a logistics standpoint, the most obvious benefit is that is gives better visibility into components on the field. Daryl was always willing to offer his assistance and had an excellent rapport with the many constituents. Sikorsky also announced plans to add s92 helicopter blade repair capability in brazil within. It had a long career with the us army, navy as a antisubmarine helicopter and marines who used it early in the vietnam war. May 28, 2017 dedicated to the sikorsky r4 hoverfly helicopter.
Indias central bank cuts lending rate to 4% to aid. Privately sponsored by schweizer, which was later acquired by. Sikorsky r4 helicopter was the first production helicopter in the world and proved itself in active service in w. The sikorski music publishing group reveals the rare attribute of being equally committed to works from the entertainmentmusic branch and to those from the serious music sector as well. His excellent retention of sikorsky standards, specifications, milstandards and other specialized documentation made him an intergral resource within the blade shop. The ch53k helicopter will conduct an unrefueled mission of 110 nm radius with a 27,000 pound 12,247 kg external payload. The r4 was the first helicopter to reach operational status in us military service, to make a combat rescue, to be used in saving a civilian life, to operate from ships decks, and to carry british and canadian markings. Utc considers disposing of sikorsky aviation international news. If you have a pin for it, let me know and i can add it or you if you have many. See more ideas about hoverfly, military helicopter and igor sikorsky.
In february 2009, the 333 was rebranded as the sikorsky s333. Appendix b of sikorsky s330 model 269d helicopter basic handbook of maintenance instructions, no. Sikorsky s61n turbine helicopter dimensions length. The sikorsky s434 is a light, turbinepowered helicopter. Jason jorgensen is a writer and accomplished photographer located in. To air america, code tt on 18 nov 1970 email dated 19 january 2011 kindly sent to the author by sid nanson. In 1968 sikorsky proposed a growth crane to the army, the s64b, which used a 79 foot rotor and three engines with a new main gearbox. Archived report sikorsky s333 forecast international. What its like flying an x2 helicopter at nearly 300 mph. News editor ain monthly, ainonline chad trautvetter. World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.
The company was founded in 1923 by igor sikorsky as the sikorsky aero engineering corp, and has been affiliated with utc since 1929 when it moved to stratford, conn. The s61n is a development of the military s61 sea king helicopter with stretched fuselage. Treasurer ray miller 434 9752192 board members vice pres. The prototype s434 first flew on 18 december 2008 at horseheads, new york. Sikorsky has canceled production of the s434 and is no longer taking orders for. The sikorsky h5, aka r5, s51, ho2s1, ho3s1 r5 until 1948. The s434 evolved from the s333, and has many features developed for the mq8 fire scout.
Annex c a detailed chronological history of sikorsky 55877 from its acquisition in hartford connecticut in 1955 until its transfer to the canada aviation museum in 1970. The schweizer 330 and s333 are turbinepowered developments of the schweizer 300 light pistonpowered helicopter. Clicking on the links pulls up the interactive technical manual, which allows you to. In a written answer to ains questions, the company said it. Received at narf alameda from mcas yuma as a uh34d on 3 sep 1970 with a total time of 3820 hours. The computeraided design cad files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. Cspd2, dated february 1, 1993, and revised october 15, 2014. It was established by russianamerican aviator igor sikorsky in 1923 and was among the first companies. Sikorsky aircraft is part of the defense systems group of united technologies corporation.899 361 1071 754 46 544 1260 720 1331 958 1349 822 902 96 698 599 1100 602 194 1151 1245 288 666 1311 163 501 275 692 569 468 688 1371 1565 1078 622 164 103 123 462 327 275 955 195 1127 1104 427