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HO2S / HO3S / H-5 Dragon Fly

Manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Designation HO2S-1; HO3S-1G
Other Designations, if any: R-5A; H-5; S-51
Cost $91,977.00
DESCRIPTION Communication and casualty evacuation helicopter.
Pilot and three passengers or two stretcher cases
Metal structure with metal rotor blades.
POWER PLANT One 450 hp Pratt and Whitney R985 radial engine.
Rotor diameter 49 ft;
length 57 ft 1 in.
height 13 ft.
WEIGHTS Empty, 3,780 lb; loaded, 4,825 lb.
Climb 15 mins to 10,000 ft.
Service ceiling 14,400 ft.
Range 360 miles.
Blade Area 3 blades; 115 square feet total
Tail Rotor Diameter 8' 5" (3 blades total)
Fuel Capacity 100 gallons
Top Speed 107 mph at 1,500 feet
Cruising Speed 85 mph at 1,500 feet
Sea Level Climb 1,240 feet per minute
Range 275 miles at 1,500 feet
Empty Weight 4,050 lbs.
Gross Weight 5,500 lbs.
Crew/passengers 1
Hover Ceiling 3,100 feet
Service Ceiling 14,800 feet

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