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Type sheet: ch53

Sikorsky CH 53 Sea Stallion (Jolly Green Giant)
Heavy Transport Helicopter, USA, 1964

[Technical Data] [Expo/Images] - [ Sikorsky] [ Helicopters 1946-1974] [ Transport A/C 1946-1974]

Description:

The CH53 was developed for use in the US Marine
Corps. A singlke CH53 can transport a half company.
The CH53 is in use in various countries. Its duties
are transport, minesweeping and search- and rescue
jobs.

 

Sizes and weights

Total Length :

67.159 ft

20.470 m

 

Greatest height :

24.770 ft

7.550 m

 

Rotor diameter :

72.244 ft

22.020 m

 

Max take off weight :

42005.3 lbs

19050.0 kg

 

Weight empty :

23489.9 lbs

10653.0 kg

 

Performance data

Max. speed :

170 kts

315 km/h

 

Cruising speed :

150 kts

278 km/h

 

Initial climb rate :

2185.04 ft/min

11.10 m/s

 

Service ceiling :

20997 ft

6400 m

 

Range :

700 nm

1297 km

 

Propulsion

Kind :

PTL

 

Type :

General Electric T-64-GE-413

 

Power rating (max.) :

3871 shp

3925 wps

 

Count :

2

2

 

Total power rating (max.) :

7742 shp

7850 wps

 

Other

Crew :

0

0

 

 

3+64

 

Armament :

-

 

       

 

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