sikorsky s-52 H-18 HO5S


1947


  • sikorsky s-52 H-18 HO5S
First all metal rotor helicopter in US.


Specifications

Engine: 1 x Franklin O-425-1 245shp
Capacity: 2 + 2
Length: (m) 11.95
Height: (m) 3
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 10
Disc area: (m2) 78
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 750     Max: 1225
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 150     Max: 175
Range: (km) 600
Ceiling: (m) 4700
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 395

Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
S-52-1 1949 Civilian 4-place utility helicopter, 3 built.
S-52-2 1950 Improved 4-place utility helicopter, 1 built. Later converted to S-59 turbine powered prototype.
HO5S-1 1952 Improved 4-place light observation and utiliy helicopter for USMC, 79 built.
HO5S-1G 1952 Utility version of HO5S-1 for USCG, 8 built.
YH-18 1952 Utility observation helicopter for US Army, 4 built. Two modofied into S-59 / XH-39 turbine powered prototypes.
S-52-3 1954 Civil designation for 4 place light observation and utiliy helicopter equivalent to military HO5S-1.
s-59 XH-39 1954 US Army's first turbine-powered helicopter, developed from the S-52. Rejected in favor of the Bell 204 (UH-1 Iroquois)

Organisations

From Organisation with model s-52 H-18 HO5S
1952
usa US Coast Guard
    8 1952/??
usa US Marine Corps
    79 1952/??

Construction Numbers on database of s-52 H-18 HO5S or its versions

79HO5S-1
8HO5S-1G
3S-52-1
1S-52-2
4YH-18




Construction Numbers Help Us

Airframes conv to new variant
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52-001 S-52-1 1949 NX92823 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-001, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
NC92823 : reg Sikorsky as NC92823, unk; wfu & cannibalized, presu+
52-002 S-52-1 1949 NX92819 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-002, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
52-003 S-52-1 1949 NX92824 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-003, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
52-004 S-52-2 1950 N74150 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-004, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
S-52-3 modified to S-52-3, N74150, unk.
s-59 modified into S-59 prototype, 1954; static display at W+
52-005 YH-18 1951 49-2888 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-005, ff:?; acc 29Mar51; del US +
52-006 YH-18 1951 49-2889 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-006, ff:?; acc 29Mar51; del US +
N54066 : S-52-2 wfu & reg US as S-52-2, N54066, unk.
52-007 YH-18 1951 49-2890 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-007, ff:?; acc 29Mar51; del US +
s-59 modified to S-52-5, YH-18B configuration, unk; modified+
26aug54 XH-39 set a world speed record for a helicopter+
52-008 YH-18 1951 49-2891 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-008, ff:?; acc 17Apr51; del US +
s-59 modified to S-59/XH-39A prototype, c/n 59-002, 49-2891,+
rtnd to YH-18A configuration, unk.
N7741 : S-52-2 wfu & reg US as S-52-2, N7741, unk.
52-009 HO5S-1 1952 125516 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-009, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N6994C : S-52-2 wfu & reg US as S-52-2, N6994C, unk.
CF-GWE : S-52-2 xfer Canada as CF-GWE, unk.
N9433H : S-52-3 rtnd US as N9433H, unk; conv S-52-3, unk.
52-010 HO5S-1 1952 125517 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-010, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N8002E : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N8002E, unk.
N54059 : S-52-3 pres as N54059, unk; donated NASM, Dulles IAP, Wash, DC+
52-011 HO5S-1 1952 125518 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-011, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-012 HO5S-1 1952 125519 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-012, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N8003E : S-52-3 reg US as S-52-3, N8003E, unk.
125519 : preserved at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensaco+
52-013 HO5S-1 1952 125520 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-013, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-014 HO5S-1 1952 125521 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-014, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4643S : S-52-3 wfu & sold VAT as S-52-3, N4643S, unk; conv VAT Humming+
G-BVBD : S-52-3 sold UK as G-BVBD, unk.
52-015 HO5S-1 1952 125522 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-015, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-016 HO5S-1 1952 125523 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-016, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-017 HO5S-1 1952 125524 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-017, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-018 HO5S-1 1952 125525 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-018, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-019 HO5S-1 1952 125526 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-019, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4645S : 1972 at Opa Locka
52-020 HO5S-1 1952 125527 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-020, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-021 HO5S-1 1952 126696 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-021, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-022 HO5S-1 1952 126697 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-022, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-023 HO5S-1 1952 126698 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-023, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-024 HO5S-1 1952 126699 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-024, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-025 HO5S-1 1952 126700 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-025, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-026 HO5S-1 1952 126701 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-026, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-027 HO5S-1 1952 126702 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-027, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-028 HO5S-1 1952 126703 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-028, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-029 HO5S-1 1952 126704 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-029, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-030 HO5S-1 1952 126705 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-030, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-031 HO5S-1 1952 128601 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-031, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-032 HO5S-1 1952 128602 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-032, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N6995C : S-52-2 wfu & reg US as S-52-2, N6995C, unk.
CF-GWF : xfer Canada as CF-GWF, unk.
N9432H : S-52-3 private at Cleveland,TX from May82, S-52-3 type
Orange, Texas
52-033 HO5S-1 1952 128603 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-033, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54061 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as N54061, unk.
52-034 HO5S-1 1952 128604 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-034, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-035 HO5S-1 1952 128605 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-035, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N74818 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N74818, unk.
HP-456 : S-52-3 reg as HP-456, unk; w/o unk.
52-036 HO5S-1 1952 128606 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-036, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N74816 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N74816, unk; w/o unk.
52-037 HO5S-1 1952 128607 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-037, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-038 HO5S-1 1952 128608 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-038, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-039 HO5S-1 1952 128609 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-039, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-040 HO5S-1 1952 128610 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-040, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
Added to National Museum of the Marine Corps collection+
128610 : Loaned to the The Connecticut Air And Space Center at S+
52-041 HO5S-1 1952 128611 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-041, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N74840 : S-52-3 wfu & reg Canada as S-52-3, CF-GWD, ntu; reg US as N748+
52-042 HO5S-1 1952 128612 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-042, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-043 HO5S-1 1952 128613 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-043, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-044 HO5S-1 1952 128614 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-044, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-045 HO5S-1 1952 128615 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-045, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-046 HO5S-1 1952 128616 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-046, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
G-BVBO : S-52-3 sold UK as G-BVBO, unk.
N9329R : S-52-3 wfu & sold VAT as S-52-3, N9329R, unk; conv VAT Humming+
Oct12 Rebuilt and restored it with LS3 Aluminum BLK eng+
Nov12, at Michigan, Total Freedom Flyers
52-047 HO5S-1 1952 128617 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-047, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-048 HO5S-1 1952 128618 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-048, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-049 HO5S-1 1952 128619 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-049, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-050 HO5S-1 1952 128620 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-050, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-051 HO5S-1G 1952 1244 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-051, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-052 HO5S-1G 1952 1245 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-052, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-053 HO5S-1G 1952 1246 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-053, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
w/o March 1953
52-054 HO5S-1G 1952 1247 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-054, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-055 HO5S-1G 1952 1248 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-055, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-056 HO5S-1G 1952 1249 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-056, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-057 HO5S-1G 1952 1250 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-057, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-058 HO5S-1G 1952 1251 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-058, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54059 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N54059, unk.
52-059 HO5S-1 1952 130101 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-059, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-060 HO5S-1 1952 130102 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-060, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-061 HO5S-1 1952 130103 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-061, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-062 HO5S-1 1952 130104 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-062, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54062 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N54062, unk.
52-063 HO5S-1 1952 130105 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-063, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54060 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N54060, unk.
52-064 HO5S-1 1952 130106 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-064, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-065 HO5S-1 1952 130107 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-065, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4652S : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N4652S, unk.
52-066 HO5S-1 1952 130108 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-066, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
CF-GWA : S-52-3 wfu & reg Canada as S-52-3, CF-GWA, unk.
N9425H : S-52-3 reg US as N9425H, unk.
HP-477 : S-52-3 reg as HP-477, unk; wfu unk.
52-067 HO5S-1 1952 130109 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-067, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-068 HO5S-1 1952 130110 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-068, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54065 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N54065, unk; noted Opa Locka, F+
130110 : DeLand Naval Air Station Museum, DeLand, FL
52-069 HO5S-1 1952 130111 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-069, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-070 HO5S-1 1952 130112 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-070, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-071 HO5S-1 1952 130113 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-071, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N9683C : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N9683C, unk.
N9018Q : S-52-3 reg US as N9018Q, unk.
52-072 HO5S-1 1952 130114 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-072, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4654S : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N4654S, unk.
52-073 HO5S-1 1952 130115 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-073, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4653S : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N4653S, unk.
52-074 HO5S-1 1952 130116 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-074, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-075 HO5S-1 1952 130117 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-075, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-076 HO5S-1 1952 130118 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-076, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N54063 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N54063, unk.
52-077 HO5S-1 1952 130119 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-077, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-078 HO5S-1 1952 130120 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-078, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-079 HO5S-1 1952 130121 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-079, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-080 HO5S-1 1952 130122 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-080, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N74817 : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N74817, unk.
2002 pictured at Stockton, CA
52-081 HO5S-1 1952 130123 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-081, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-082 HO5S-1 1952 130124 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-082, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-083 HO5S-1 1952 130125 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-083, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-084 HO5S-1 1952 130126 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-084, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-085 HO5S-1 1952 130127 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-085, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
CF-GWB : S-52-3 wfu & reg Canada as S-52-3, CF-GWB, unk.
N9426H : S-52-3 reg US as N9426H, unk.
52-086 HO5S-1 1952 130128 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-086, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4651S : S-52-3 wfu & reg US as S-52-3, N4651S, unk.
N2038V : S-52-3 reg US as N2038V, unk.
HP-449 : S-52-3 reg as HP-449, unk; w/o unk.
52-087 HO5S-1 1952 130129 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-087, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-088 HO5S-1 1953 130130 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-088, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-089 HO5S-1 1953 130131 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-089, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-090 HO5S-1 1953 130132 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-090, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-091 HO5S-1 1953 130133 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-091, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-092 HO5S-1 1953 130134 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-092, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-093 HO5S-1 1953 130135 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-093, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-094 HO5S-1 1953 130136 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-094, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
52-095 HO5S-1 1953 130137 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-095, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
95 C/N found.

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