How fast does a Jayhawk helicopter go?

June 24, 2020 Off By idswater

How fast does a Jayhawk helicopter go?

333 km/h
Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk/Top speed

The Jayhawk has a normal cruising speed of the MH-60T is 135 to 140 kn (155 to 161 mph; 250 to 259 km/h) and the aircraft is capable of reaching 180 kn (207 mph; 333 km/h) for short durations. It can fly at 140 kn (161 mph; 259 km/h) for six to seven hours.

What is the range of a Jayhawk helicopter?

1,300 km
Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk/Range
The HH-60J is fitted with a pair of General Electric brand T700-GE-401C series gasoline-fueled turbine engines, each delivering up to 1,890 shaft horsepower. This supplies the helicopter with a top speed of up to 205 miles per hour (lesser for cruising) as well as a range equal to 800 miles.

What does the HH mean in HH 60?

In the US military’s Mission Design Series (MDS) designation system for aerospace vehicles, the modified mission prefix letter “H” stands for Search and Rescue / MEDEVAC. The US Army subsequently developed improved versions of the HH-60, based on the UH-60L and the UH-60M. …

How much does an H60 cost?

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What is the range of a rescue helicopter?

With standard fuel the S‑92 helicopter can rescue 2 survivors at 210 nautical miles (384 km) and ten at 175 nm (324 km). With the optional auxiliary tanks installed these distances expand out to 320 nm (593 km) and 285 nm (582 km).

How many HH 60 does the Air Force have?

Ongoing development. Since achieving its first flight in May 2019, the CRH program now has a total of eight aircraft in flight. Six of the eight helicopters are engaged in expanded flight tests to support the path to Required Assets Available (RAA), while the other two aircraft are dedicated for training USAF pilots.

What kind of helicopter is the Sikorsky HH-60J Jayhawk?

A HH-60J Jayhawk from CG Air Station Astoria . The Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk is a multi-mission, twin-engine, medium-range helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard for search and rescue, law enforcement, military readiness and marine environmental protection missions.

How big is a Coast Guard HH-60J Jayhawk?

The HH-60J is normally based on land but can be based on 270 foot medium endurance Coast Guard Cutters (WMEC) or 378 foot high endurance Coast Guard Cutters (WHEC) . The HH-60J has a radar for search/weather that gives its nose a distinctive look.

How many people can a MH-60 Jayhawk fly?

Originally designated HH-60J before being upgraded and redesignated beginning in 2007, the MH-60T is designed to fly a crew of four up to 300 mi (483 km) offshore, hoist up to 6 additional people on board while remaining on-scene for up to 45 minutes and return to base while maintaining an adequate fuel reserve.

Are there any Sikorsky Seahawks in the Coast Guard?

A total of 42 MH-60Ts are in service with the Coast Guard. Chosen to replace the HH-3F Pelican, the HH-60J was based on the United States Navy’s SH-60 Seahawk and a member of the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter family.