Boeing Vertol / Boeing Helicopters 107 / CH-46 Sea Knight

Medium Transport Helicopter

Boeing - Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight United States Marine Corps 154803 MQ-411 2410 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Boeing Vertol 107 / CH-46 Sea Knight is a twin-engined tandem rotor medium transport helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Vertol Aircraft Corporation and later Boeing Vertol (today Boeing Rotorcraft Systems). The Boeing Vertol 107 was also produced by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan as the Kawasaki KV-107.
The CH-46 in Canadian Forces is designated CH-113 Labrador. The Designation in Sweden is HKP 4 (4A, 4B, 4C, 4D).
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric T58-GE-16
Engine Power (each)1400 kW1877 shp
Speed265 km/h143 kts
  165 mph
Service Ceiling4.267 m14.000 ft
Range667 km360 NM
414 mi.
Empty Weight7.047 kg15.536 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.022 kg24.300 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)3/3
Main Rotor Diameter15,54 m50 ft 12 in
Tail Rotor Diameter15,54 m50 ft 12 in
Rotor Disc Area189,7 m2042 ft
Length (Fuselage)13,92 m45 ft 8 in
Length25,69 m84 ft 3 in
Height5,10 m16 ft 9 in
First Flight22.04.1958
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>600
ICAO CodeH46
Data for (Version)Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
VariantsKawasaki KV-107, CH-113 Labrador, HKP 4

[Photo-ID: 5884] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Boeing - Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight, United States Marine Corps (USMC), 154803, c/n 2410, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing - Vertol
CH-46E Sea Knight
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 154803
c/n: 2410
 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5885] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Boeing - Vertol CH-46E Sea Knight, United States Marine Corps (USMC), 154803, c/n 2410, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing - Vertol
CH-46E Sea Knight
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 154803
c/n: 2410
 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6216] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Boeing - Vertol HH-46D Sea Knight, United States Navy, 150954, c/n 2040, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing - Vertol
HH-46D Sea Knight
United States Navy
Reg.: 150954
c/n: 2040
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6217] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Boeing - Vertol HH-46D Sea Knight, United States Navy, 150954, c/n 2040, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing - Vertol
HH-46D Sea Knight
United States Navy
Reg.: 150954
c/n: 2040
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]