Schweizer / Sikorsky 330 / 333 / S-333 / S-434

Light Utility Helicopter

Schweizer 269D 330 © Wim Sonneveld
Photo ©: Wim Sonneveld (Photos at
The Schweizer 330 / 333 and Sikorsky S-333 & S-434 are a family of single-engine four-seat light utility helicopters produced by the US-American manufacturer Schweizer Aircraft Corporation, today Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. The Sikorsky S-434 is a further development with a four-blade main rotor.
The Schweizer 330 is a development of the Schweizer 300 with a turboshaft engine. Official FAA designation is Schweizer 269D, Configuration A.
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelAllison / Rolls-Royce 250-C20W
Engine Power209 kW280 shp
Speed222 km/h120 kts
  138 mph
Service Ceiling3.962 m13.000 ft
Range561 km303 NM
349 mi.
Empty Weight590 kg1.300 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.157 kg2.550 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)3/2
Main Rotor Diameter8,39 m27 ft 6 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,30 m4 ft 3 in
Rotor Disc Area55,3 m²595 ft²
Length (Fuselage)6,82 m22 ft 5 in
Length9,51 m31 ft 2 in
Height3,34 m10 ft 11 in
First Flight14.06.1988
Production Statusin production
Developed from Schweizer 300
ICAO CodeS330
Data for (Version)Schweizer 333
Variants330, 330SP, 333, S-333, S-434, MQ-8 Fire Scout

[Photo-ID: 3452] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-11
Schweizer / Sikorsky S-434, Sikorsky (Saudi Ministry of Interior), MOI-86, c/n 0086MB,© Karsten Palt, 2010Schweizer / Sikorsky
Sikorsky (Saudi Ministry of Interior)
Reg.: MOI-86
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