Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter
Bill Maloney

01SikorskyS51DragonflyHelicopter 02SikorskyS51DragonflyHelicopter 03SikorskyS51DragonflyHelicopter 04SikorskyS51MainRotorHub
01 Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter 02 Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter 03 Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter 04 Sikorsky S-51 Main Rotor Hub
05SikorskyS51MainRotorHub 05SikorskyS51TailRotor 06SikorskyS51TailRotorHub 07SikorskyS51DragonflyHelicopter
05 Sikorsky S-51 Main Rotor Hub 05 Sikorsky S-51 Tail Rotor 06 Sikorsky S-51 Tail Rotor Hub 07 Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter
08SikorskyS51Insignia 09SikorskyS51LitterPod 10SikorskyS51Insignia 11PrattWhitneyR985WaspJrRadialEngine
08 Sikorsky S-51 Insignia 09 Sikorsky S-51 Litter Pod 10 Sikorsky S-51 Insignia 11 Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Jr Radial Engine
12SikorskyS51MainGear 13SikorskyS51NoseWheel 14SikorskyS51RescueHoist  
12 Sikorsky S-51 Main Gear 13 Sikorsky S-51 Nose Wheel 14 Sikorsky S-51 Rescue Hoist

Sikorsky S-51 Helicopter Specifications:

More Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopters at other Aviation Museums in the northeast
Sikorsky S-51 Helicopter Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter
Sikorsky S-51 Helicopter at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA Another Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly Helicopter at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT

Fuselage Length: 41 feet 2 inches
Rotor Diameter:
49 feet
feet inches
12 feet, 0 inches
Empty 4,000 lbs Loaded - 5,500 lbs
Max Speed: 103 mph
Cruise Speed: 85 mph
Range: 290 miles
Service Ceiling: 10,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 100 gallons
Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-985 Air cooled radial engine 450hp
First Flight : 1944
Cost: $92,000

Here is some vintage Youtube Sikorsky Dragonfly Helicopter footage.

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