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Sikorsky HOS Hoverfly utility helicopter

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
HOS-1 utility 10/1944 - 1/1946 105 1/1948 ---

 

Modification

HOS-1

Rotor diameter, m

9.75

Length, m

11.65

Height, m

3.53

Rotating area, m2

74.66

Empty mass, kg

786

Full flying-off mass, kg

1352
Engine 1 Franklin O-405-9
Power, h. p. 240
Maximal speed, km/h 154
Cruise speed, km/h 111
Flying range, km 491
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 4020
Complement 1
Armament 1 passenger or 294 kg of bombs (2 x 147-kg depth charges)

HOS-1 Hoverfly

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008