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Sikorsky HSS / HUS (SH-34 / UH-34 / CH-34) Seabat / Seahorse / Choctaw ASW / utility / transport helicopter

 

CH-34A Choctaw

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
HSS-1, 1962 - SH-34G ASW 8/1955 - 4/1966 385 3/1974 4 seats, sonar, acoustic buoys, 2 Mk44 torpedoes or depth charges
HSS-1N, 1962 - SH-34J all-weather
HUS-1, 1962 - UH-34D utility 2/1957 - 12/1968 549 3/1974 2 seats, unarmed, 12 passenger
HUS-1A, 1962 - UH-34E inflatable floats
HUS-1G, 1962 - HH-34F rescue rescue equipment
CH-34A transport without floats, 16 passenger
CH-34C minor alterations

 

Modification

HUS-1 (UH-34D)

Rotor diameter, m

17.07

Length, m

14.25

Height, m

4.85

Rotating area, m2

228.74

Empty mass, kg

3513

Full flying-off mass, kg

6350
Engine 1 Wright R-1820-84B
Power, h. p. 1525
Maximal speed, km/h 196
Cruise speed, km/h 156
Flying range, km 397
Vertical speed, m/s 5.6
Maximal altitude, m 2895
Complement 2
Armament 12 passenger (up to 18 overloaded)

CH-34A Choctaw

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008