Bristol Sycamore HR50/51

Bristol Sycamore HR50/51
Type
Rescue and Training Helicopter
Manufacturer
Bristol
Number Ordered
13
First Delivered
1953
Last Delivered
1961
Length
46 feet 2 inches
Height
12 feet 2 inches
Weights 4050 pounds
Dimensions Wing span: 48 feet 6.75 inches (rotor)
Speed 127 mph (max sea level), 91 mph (cruising)
Range
238 miles
Crew
2
Engines One 520 hp Alvis Leonides Mk72 7 cylinder radial air-cooled engine
Performance
  • Initial rate of climb: 1300 ft/min
  • Ceiling: 4000 feet
Ships embarked in HMAS Vengeance