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  • Sikorsky S-51 / R-5 / H-5

    Derived from S-48
    1944










    Sikorsky S-51 / R-5 / H-5

    Known as HO3S-1 in USMC service.




    Specifications


    Engine: 1 x PW R-985 Wasp Junior 300 shp
    Capacity:
    Length: (m) 12.45
    Height: (m) 3.95
    Blades: 3
    Rotor diam.: (m) 14.94
    Disc area: (m2) 175.3
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 1720     Max: 2263
    Speed: (km/h)
    Range: (km) 480
    Ceiling: (m) 4115
    Rate/Climb: (m/min)


    Derivatives & Versions


    ModelYearHistory
    Westland dragonfly 1948 In December 1946, Westland Aircraft signed an agreement to build under licence the world's first successful operational helicopter, the US Si ...



    List of Operators of Sikorsky S-51 / R-5 / H-5


    From Organisation with model S-51 / R-5 / H-5
    1945
    usa US Air Force
        1945/53
    1946
    usa US Navy
        1946/??
    usa US Coast Guard
        9 1946/57
    usa US Marine Corps
        1946/??
    1947
    australia Royal Australian Air Force
        3 1947/64
    canada Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968)
        7 1947/64
    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)
        1 1947/58
    venezuela Fuerza Aerea de Venezuela
        2 1947/59
    1948
    south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag
        3 1948/68
    1949
    argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina
        16 1949/67
    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
        2 1949
    1951
    france Aéronautique Navale
        2 1951/55
    netherlands Marine Luchtvaartdienst
        1 1951/54
    1961
    argentina Prefectura Naval Argentina
        1 1961/65
    Construction Numbers on database of S-51 / R-5 / H-5 or its versions

    40s-51




    Construction Numbers

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    C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    51-02 1946 FR 5102,
    51-06 1946 FR 5106
    51-102 ZA ZS-HBT,A1
    51-109 CA 9604
    51-117 CA 9605
    51-127 US 48-0548,N9845Z
    51-13 AR LV-YXP
    51-161 CA 9606
    51-164 VE
    51-166 CA 9607
    51-17 1947 UK AU G-AJHW,WB220,A80-374
    51-171 VE YV-O-MAC-2
    51-18 CA 9601
    51-183 US 49-1999
    51-184 US 49-2000
    51-19 1947 CA 9602,N5219
    51-21 1947 UK G-AJOO
    51-211 1946 US 232,N4925E
    51-26 1947 UK G-AJOP,VW209
    51-30 1947 CA 9603
    51-32 1947 UK G-AJOR,CF-JTP
    51-33 NL 8-1
    51-34 UK G-AJOV,CF-JTQ,N4917E
    51-35 1947 UK G-AJOV,CF-JTQ,N4917E
    51-36 US 47-484,N92868
    51-38 AR LV-XXQ
    51-55 AR LV-QQU
    51-56 AR LV-XXS
    51-60 AR LV-XXT
    51-61 AR LV-XXR,LQ-XXR,PM-20
    51-66 AR LV-XXV
    51-67 AR LV-XXW
    51-72 AR LV-XXY
    51-73 AR LV-XYD
    51-78 AR LV-XYE
    51-79 AR LV-XYF
    51-84 AR LV-XYG
    51-85 AR LV-XYH
    51-90 AR LV-XYI
    51-91 AR LV-XXZ
    40 C/N.


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