Sikorsky S-92

Derived from S-70 H-60
1998










Sikorsky S-92

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 military version was marketed as the H-92 Superhawk. The naval variant CH-148 Cyclone was ordered by Canada.

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) with an extra 1200 lbs / 544 kgs of payload begun operations in October 2015.

In 2016, the global fleet of 275 helicopters, surpassed the one million flight hours.

In March 2019 was launched the second generation S-72B optimized for offshore missions.




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 & Versions


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
S-92B 2019 First announced at Heli-Expo 2019, the second generation S-92 introduces CT7-8A6 engines, phase IV main gearbox. phase one MATRIX technology, ...



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