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USA - Naval aviation

Bell HSL ASW helicopter

 

HSL-1

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
HSL-1 ASW 10/1953 - 10/1956 51 9/1959 AQS-4 sonar, acoustic buoys

 

Modification

HSL-1

Rotor diameter, m

2 x

Length, m

 

Height, m

 

Rotating area, m2

 

Empty mass, kg

 

Full flying-off mass, kg

 
Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Power, h. p. 2400
Maximal speed, km/h  
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km  
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m  
Complement 2 - 3
Armament depth charges

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008