boeing-vertol V44


Derived from piasecki H-21

1957


Civil utility version of H-21B/C for general use. Certified for both civil & military use. Three sub models: V-44A/B/C depending on engine, avionics, and fitment. Customers included: Dominion & Rick Helicopters of Canada, Altas helicopters of Germany, German & Japanese militaries, and two to Russia as utility & VIP helo.


Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
V44A 1958 Vertol Model 44A: 28 built for Canada and Japan, delivered between February 1958 and October 1960 for military or civilian use.
V44B 1958 Vertol Model 44B: 8 built for New York Airways, Atlas, Germany and Russia, delivered between April 1958 and October 1960, certified for commercia ...
V44C 1960 Vertol Model 44C: 1 (N74056) built for Russia, delivered in October 1960 as executive transport. Currently resident at Monino Museum.

Organisations

From Organisation with model V44
1958
germany Heeresflieger
    1 1958/72
usa New York Airways
    9 1958/62
Unknown!
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canada Spartan Air Services Ltd
Construction Numbers on database of V44 or its versions

1V44
15V44A
7V44B




Construction Numbers Help Us

Airframes conv to new variant
C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    146-1 New York Airways N10106 : V-44A del NYA as N10106, unk; status unk
    417     V44B 1958 Boeing Helicopters N74056 : Boeing-Vertol V44B, cn417, ff:1958; built as 44B, reg V+
Военно-воздушные cилы России ? : V44C rebuilt as executive transport for Russian General Secr+
    418     V44A 1958 New York Airways N74057 : Boeing-Vertol V44A, cn 418, ff:1958; del NYA as N74057,+
SABENA N74057 : lsd by SABENA as N74057 for 1958 World Exhibition held +
New York Airways N74057 : rtnd New York Airways as N74057, Nov58; status unk.
    42-19     V44A 1959 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 50001 : Vertol 44A, c/n 42-19, ff?; del JGSDF as V-44A 50001, H+
    42-20     V44A 1959 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 50002 : Vertol 44A, c/n 42-20, ff?; del JGSDF as V-44A 50002, H+
    438     V44A 1958 Boeing Helicopters N74058 : Boeing-Vertol V44A, cn 438, ff:1958; reg Vertol as N740+
SABENA N74058 : lsd by SABENA as N74058 for 1958 World Exhibition held +
Boeing Helicopters N74058 : rtnd Vertol, Oct58 as factory demonstrator in Europe fo+
Spartan Air Services Ltd CF-NVC : xfer Canada in 1963 and operated for the next 17 years +
    478     V44A 1958 New York Airways N10105 : V-44A del NYA as N10105, 1958; rtnd Boeing Vertol in tr+
Heeresflieger QK-571 : V44B xfer HEER as V-44B, cn WG.32, QK-571, 1964?
Heeresflieger PX-357 : recoded PX-357, unk
Heeresflieger 8332 : reserialled 8332, unk; pres Mendig as gate guard.
    497     V44A 1958 marinen 01001 : Vertol 44A cn497, ff:1958; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1+
    498     V44A 1958 marinen 01002 : Vertol 44A cn498, ff:1958; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1+
    515     V44A 1958 marinen 01003 : Vertol 44A cn515, ff:1958; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1+
    516     V44A 1958 marinen 01004 : Vertol 44A cn516, ff:1958; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1+
    527     V44B 1958 New York Airways N10100 : Vertol V44B, c/n 527, ff:1958; del New York Airways as +
marinen 01471 : sold to Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1 01471, 1962; wfu 03jun+
    528     V44B 1958 New York Airways N10101 : Vertol V44B, c/n 528, ff:1958; del New York Airways as +
marinen 01010 : sold to Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1 01010 / 10, 1964; wfu +
    529     V44B 1958 New York Airways N10102 : Vertol V44B, c/n 529, ff:1958; del New York Airways as +
marinen 01472 : sold to Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1 01472, 1962; wfu 03jun+
    530     V44B 1958 New York Airways N10103 : Vertol V44B, c/n 530, ff:1958; del New York Airways as +
marinen 01011 : sold to Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1 01011 / 11, 1964 wfu +
    538     V44A 1958 New York Airways N10104 : V-44A del NYA as N10104, 1958; rtnd Boeing Vertol in tr+
marinen n/a : sold Sweden Marinen 1964 for parts; wfu & scr 1972.
    590     V44A marinen 01005 : Vertol 44A cn590, ff:?; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1, 0+
    591     V44A marinen 01006 : Vertol 44A cn591, ff:?; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1, 0+
    607     V44A marinen 01009 : Vertol 44A cn607, ff:?; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1, 0+
    608     V44B marinen 01007 : Marinen Hkp1 type; 2012 pictured preserved at Aeromuseu+
    609     V44A marinen 01008 : Vertol 44A cn609, ff:?; del Swedish Marinen as Hkp-1, 0+
    B-439     h-21b Royal Canadian Navy  (1945-1968) 9594 : h-21b CH-127 type, BuNo 60-5448, test serial N74059
Spartan Air Services Ltd CF-JJV : Spartan Air Services 1958
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 9594 : RCAF 1965-1971, conv to V44B; scr
    WG 32     V44B 1958 Heeresflieger 83+32 : also see as QK+ 571, PX+357, pres. Mendig Gate Guard
HEER type:H-21C; 2001 Gate Guard Mendig
Vertol V44B, cn WG 32-478, ff:1958; del Heeresflieger a+
10sep06 preserved Tag der Heeresflieger
        V44A 1958 Boeing Helicopters N10108 : V44B Built as V-44A, unk; reg Vertol as N10108, unk; conv to+
24 C/N found.

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