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Sikorsky Aircraft S-76B

Sikorsky S-76B, D-HOSF, c/n 760413, WIKING Helikopter Service © Karsten Palt
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S-76B

Medium Utility / Corporate Helicopter

The Sikorsky S-76B is a medium 14-seat twin-engine multi-purpose helicopter produced by the American manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft. This helicopter type is mostly in operation with civil operators for executive passenger transport (VIP), emergency medical service (EMS), search and rescue operations (SAR) and offshore passenger and material transportation.
Crew1-2
Passengers12/13
 
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney Canada PT6B-36B
Engine Power (each)732 kW981 shp
 
max. Cruise Speed287 km/h155 kts
  178 mph
max. Speed (vne)287 km/h155 kts
  178 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range680 km367 NM
422 mi.
 
Empty Weight3.441 kg7.586 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.307 kg11.700 lbs
 
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/44/4
Main Rotor Diameter13,41 m44,0 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter2,44 m8,0 ft
Rotor Disc Area141,2 m1520 ft
Length (Fuselage)13,41 m44,0 ft
Length16,00 m52,5 ft
Height4,42 m14,5 ft
 
First Flight22.06.1984
Production Statusout of production
Total Production101
 
ICAO CodeS76
IATA CodeS76
FAA TCDSH1NE
other TCDSLBA 3050
Data for (Version)Sikorsky S-76B
Remarks
The Sikorsky S-76B is a development of the Sikorsky S-76A with a slightly modified airframe and new engines of type Pratt & Whitney Canda PT6B-36 (later PT6B-36A & -36B).

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