Westland Dragonfly H.R.3

Westland Dragonfly H.R.3
Type
Carrier-borne air-sea rescue and communications helicopter
Manufacturer
Westland Aircraft Ltd, Yeovil, Somerset, UK under licence to Sikorsky Helicopters, Connecticut, USA
Length
57 feet 6.5 inches
Height
12 feet 11 inches
Weights 4,397
Dimensions Wing Span: 49 ft (rotor)
Speed 95 mph
Range
300 miles
Crew
2
Engines One 550hp Alvis Leonides 50
Performance
  • Initial Rate of Climb: 970 ft/min
  • Ceiling: 13, 200 ft
Ships embarked in HMAS Sydney (III)