The Sikorsky S-92 is a twin-engine, four-bladed medium-lift helicopter built by the Connecticut-based, American aircraft manufacturer, Sikorsky Aircraft. The company was started in 1925 by Kiev-born immigrant Igor Sikorsky and has been providing fixed wing and helicopters for military, commercial, agricultural, and civil missions for over 90 years. The S-92 was FAA certificated in 2002 with its first delivery in 2004. The S-92 is widely used in several aviation sectors – rescue, military, and commercial. Currently Sikorsky Aircraft, with its Sikorsky-92 is the frontrunner among bids for providing the next generation of Marine One US Presidential Helicopters.
In its executive transport role, the Sikorsky S-92 provides the ultimate in comfort and safety for 9-10 passengers. Although derived from the S-70, it features so many new design elements it is essentially an all new helicopter. The airframe is aluminum but features many composite components. The rotor blade is redesigned to achieve increased lift with significant noise reduction. Aside from the blades, most of the rotor system is made of titanium. The aircraft has a state of the art vibration control system which ensures low noise levels and a comfortable flight. The system also reduces airframe stress thus prolonging the life of the aircraft. Pilots love the cockpit design, avionics, state of the art flight deck and ease of maintenance.
The 6 ft high stand-up cabin stretches back from the cockpit another twenty feet, with a large in-flight accessible baggage area in the rear. Several standard configurations are designed to enhance productivity and include executive seating for nine or ten, with a galley and lavatory. All interiors whether custom or standard are intuitively designed, beautifully crafted and finished with the finest materials.
Technical specifications are as follows:
The S-92 is equipped with two General Electric CT7-8A turboshaft engines rated at 2,520 shp “Shaft horsepower” each.
Performance specifications are as follows:
The S-92 has a maximum cruising speed is 174 mph (280 km/h) with a service ceiling of 13,700 ft. The range with nine passengers is 550 miles (882 km).
Dimension specifications are as follows:
- The main rotor diameter is 56 ft 4 in (17.17m)
- The S-92 length overall with rotors turning is 68ft 5in (20.85m)
- The height is 15ft 5in (4.71m) .
- The area main rotor disc is 2492 sq ft (241.6m2).
Weight specifications are as follows:
The S-92 has a maximum takeoff weight of 28,300 lbs (12,836 kg) with a maximum payload of 10,652 lbs (4832 kg).
Interior specifications are as follows:
The Sikorsky S-92 Executive Helicopter can accommodate 8-9 passengers with a flight crew of two. The cabin has a length of 20 feet, height of 6 ft, and width of 6ft 7in. The in-flight accessible baggage area holds 140 cubic feet. Passengers are accommodated in a variety of configurations but interiors typically feature a four-person club seating arrangement or a small dining/conference area, a three place divan, and mini-club configurations.
The Sikorsky S-92 Executive Helicopter cabin features large comfortable executive seats, a nicely equipped galley, a sizeable, well-appointed lavatory, and a stand-up cabin that allows a variety of seating and furniture arrangements. Standard features in the Executive Helicopter cabin include large LCD HD monitors, environmental control panel, pull-out tables, satellite phones, cabin entertainment system, and other amenities designed to provide the ultimate experience in comfort and productivity.
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