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Boeing Vertol CH-46 / UH-46 Sea Knight transport / utility helicopter

 

 

HRB-1 (CH-46A) Sea Knight

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
CH-46A (ex-HRB-1) transport 6/1964 - 1/1977 164 --- 2 General Electric T58-GE-8 engines (2 x 1250 hp)
CH-46D 266 2 T58-GE-10 engines (2 x 1400 hp)
CH-46E 273 modified from CH-46A and CH-46D 2 T58-GE-16 engines (2 x 1870 hp)
CH-46F 186 minor alterations
UH-46A utility 14 2 General Electric T58-GE-8 engines (2 x 1250 hp)
UH-46D 10 2 T58-GE-10 engines (2 x 1400 hp)

 

Modification

CH-46E

Rotor diameter, m

2 x 15.24

Length, m

13.66

Height, m

5.09

Rotating area, m2

364.64

Empty mass, kg

5255

Full flying-off mass, kg

11022
Engine 2 General Electric T58-GE-16
Power, h. p. 2 x 1870
Maximal speed, km/h 267
Cruise speed, km/h 256
Flying range, km 1019
Vertical speed, m/s 8.7
Maximal altitude, m 5180
Complement 2 - 3
Armament 2 12.7-mm MG, 25 passenger or 3175 kg of cargo

CH-46D Sea Knight

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008