sikorsky s-52 H-18 HO5S

1947        


s-52 H-18 HO5S


Model History:

First all metal rotor helicopter in US.






Model 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 and Versions of this model:

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 with this Model:

From Organisation with model s-52 H-18 HO5S
1952

usa US Marine Corps
    79 1952/??
usa US Coast Guard
    8 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 of this Model: Help Us    

Airframes conv to new variant  

C/NBuilt asYearHistory
Filter    
    52-001     S-52-1 1949 Sikorsky Helicopters NX92823 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-001, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
Sikorsky Helicopters NC92823 : reg Sikorsky as NC92823, unk; wfu & cannibalized, presu+
    52-002     S-52-1 1949 Sikorsky Helicopters NX92819 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-002, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
    52-003     S-52-1 1949 Sikorsky Helicopters NX92824 : Sikorsky S-52-1, c/n 52-003, ff:?; reg Sikorsky as S-52+
    52-004     S-52-2 1950 Sikorsky Helicopters 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 US Army Aviation 49-2888 : Sikorsky S-52-2, c/n 52-005, ff:?; acc 29Mar51; del US +
    52-006     YH-18 1951 US Army Aviation 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 US Army Aviation 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 US Army Aviation 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 125518 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-011, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-012     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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.
preserved at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensaco+
    52-013     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125520 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-013, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-014     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 125522 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-015, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-016     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125523 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-016, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-017     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125524 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-017, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-018     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125525 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-018, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-019     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125526 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-019, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
N4645S : 1972 at Opa Locka
    52-020     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 125527 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-020, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-021     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126696 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-021, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-022     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126697 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-022, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-023     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126698 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-023, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-024     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126699 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-024, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-025     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126700 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-025, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-026     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126701 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-026, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-027     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126702 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-027, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-028     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126703 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-028, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-029     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126704 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-029, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-030     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 126705 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-030, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-031     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128601 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-031, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-032     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 : S-52-2 xfer Canada as CF-GWF, unk.
N9432H : S-52-3 rtnd US as N9432H, unk; conv S-52-3, unk.
    52-033     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 128604 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-034, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-035     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 128607 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-037, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-038     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128608 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-038, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-039     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128609 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-039, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-040     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 128612 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-042, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-043     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128613 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-043, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-044     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128614 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-044, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-045     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128615 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-045, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-046     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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+
N9329R : Oct12 Rebuilt and restored it with LS3 Aluminum BLK eng+
N9329R : Nov12, at Michigan, Total Freedom Flyers
    52-047     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128617 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-047, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-048     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128618 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-048, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-049     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128619 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-049, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-050     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 128620 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-050, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-051     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1244 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-051, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-052     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1245 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-052, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-053     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1246 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-053, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
w/o March 1953
    52-054     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1247 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-054, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-055     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1248 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-055, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-056     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1249 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-056, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-057     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 1250 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-057, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-058     HO5S-1G 1952 US Coast Guard 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 US Marine Corps 130101 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-059, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-060     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130102 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-060, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-061     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130103 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-061, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-062     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 130106 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-064, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-065     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 130109 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-067, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-068     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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+
    52-069     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130111 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-069, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-070     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130112 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-070, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-071     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 130116 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-074, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-075     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130117 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-075, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-076     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 130119 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-077, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-078     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130120 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-078, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-079     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130121 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-079, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-080     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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.
N74817 : 2002 pictured at Stockton, CA
    52-081     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130123 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-081, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-082     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130124 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-082, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-083     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130125 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-083, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-084     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 130126 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-084, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-085     HO5S-1 1952 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 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 US Marine Corps 130129 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-087, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-088     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130130 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-088, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-089     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130131 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-089, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-090     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130132 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-090, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-091     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130133 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-091, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-092     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130134 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-092, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-093     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130135 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-093, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-094     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130136 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-094, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    52-095     HO5S-1 1953 US Marine Corps 130137 : Sikorsky S-52-3, c/n 52-095, ff:?; acc BuAerRep (BAR) E+
    95 C/N found.




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