Sikorsky s-92 Helibus


Derived from s-70 H-60

1998


  • Sikorsky s-92 Helibus
  • Sikorsky s-92 Helibus
  • Sikorsky s-92 Helibus
  • Sikorsky s-92 Helibus
The S-92 is a twin-engine medium-lift helicopter for the civil and military helicopter market developed from the S-70 Black Hawk.

The mockup was first unveiled in 1992 and the prototype first flew on December 23, 1998.
First deliveries of the S-92A production model took place in 2004 and Sikorsky rolls out their 200th S-92 on 2013.

The S-92 GWE (Gross Weight Expansion), which increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds began operations in October 2015

The military version is marketed as the H-92 Superhawk


Specifications

Engine: 2 x GE CT7-8A 2740shp
Capacity: 2 + 19
Length: (m) 17.1
Height: (m) 4.7
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 17.17
Disc area: (m2) 246
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 7000     Max: 12000
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 280     Max: 306
Range: (km) 1000
Ceiling: (m) 4000
Rate/Climb: (m/min)
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Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
S-92F 2001 Prototype military transport and civil freighter version of S-92 Superhawk, first flown 2001.
S-92A 2004 First production model
S-92A VVIP 2005 Head of State VIP version of S-92A. Several orders received and delivered. Submitted for competition for US VVX competion, but lost to EH-101 ( ...
CH-148 Cyclone 2008 Canadian Armed Forces shipboard helicopter to replace the Sea King
VH-92A 2014 US President VIP aircraft to be operated by HMX-1 from 2020


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