Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

 

Utility variant for the U.S. Marine Corps.

By the glossary definition, with a Useful Load of 12556 lb (5695 kg), the calculated Empty Weight is approximately 10180 kg.

 

 

Attribution
Overview
Parent type S-65/H-53
Variant Sea Stallion
Design authority Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Primary manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Max gross weight (ground) 15,876 n/a 15,876 n/a
Crew 2
Seating arrangement Side-by-side
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Tail rotor
Features
Number of engines 2
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1

Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

 

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Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

 

Operated By
United States Marine Corps Status unknown

Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

 

Forum Proceedings related to the Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

Special Features of the CH-53A Aircraft Systems and Test Requirement
Charles M. Echeverria, Sikorsky Aircraft Div.

 

 

Vertiflite articles related to the Sikorsky CH-53A

Vertiflite, December 1968

America's Top Marine Congratulates Sikorsky on CH-53A Loops & Rolls Test

 

Vertiflite, October 1968

CH-53A Tested as an Aerial Mine Countermeasures Vehicle

 

 

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Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

 

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Sikorsky CH-53A Sea Stallion

Aircraft Notes

Ref. Author(s) Title Source Date Type
41 Vinny Devine, Sikorsky Archives S-65 / H-53 Product History Sikorsky Archives News October 2007 2013 Website