Thursday, 26 October 2017

Helicopter Sikorsky (HRS-1) H-19 Chickasaw 1950

USS Intrepid, New York, USA 2 October 2017

Unarmed. Maximum weight 3.266 kilo/7.200 lb. Maximum speed 163 kolometres/101 miles. Ceiling 3.200 metres/10.500 feet. Dimensions 19,1 (height) x 4,07 (height) x 16,16 (rotor span) metres or 62.5 x 13.3 x 53 feet. The S-55 type was used by the US Army and Air Force while the HO4S was used by the US Navy and Coast Guard and the HRS by the US Marine Corps.