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History

In 1953 the Westland’s where joined by one H-5A or YR-5A from Sikorsky. This helicopter was only 1 year in the service of the RTAF due to unsatisfactory performance and during that time the RTAF had no skilled personals to maintain this helicopter.

Geschichte

1953 gesellte zu den Westlands ein H-5A oder YR-5A von Sikorsky. Dieser Hubschrauber blieb nur 1 Jahr in den Dienst der RTAF aufgrund unbefriedigender Leistung. Während dieser Zeit hatte RTAF keine qualifizierten Mechaniker für diesem Hubschrauber.

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Pictures

Bilder

   
   
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Serial, Sikorsky YH-5A
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
YH-5A H.1A-1/96 43-46607 --- ? RTAFB Don Muang 1953 1954 Preserved in the RTAF Museum
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Specifications

Sikorsky YH-5A

Rotor diameter Rotordurchmesser 14.63 m

Length

Länge

17.4 m

Height

Höhe

3.96 m

Engine

Motor

1× Pratt & Whitney R-985, 450 Hp

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

171 Km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

1,715 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

2,190 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

4,390 m

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

?

Range

Reichweite

580 Km

Armament

Bewaffnung

none
Capacity Zuladung Crew 2
                   

- Last update 22. January 2013

Written 20. May 2006

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