Helicopters are a type of rotorcraft flying machine that uses lift and thrust to move vertically, to hover, and to move forward, backward and side-to-side. These movement capabilities give helicopters unique properties that make them useful in areas which other aircraft would have difficulty accessing. Helicopters are often used for transportation, military uses, construction, civil firefighting and rescue, tourism, news broadcasting, agriculture, and medical emergencies.
Length (Fuselage): 33.5’ | 10.2 m
Height: 11.9’ | 3.6 m
Engine: Twin, 400 hp each
Weight: 6,000 lbs | 2,720 kg
Speed: 144-150 mph | 125-130 kts
Altitude: 20,000’ | 6,096 m
Passengers: 6-7, 1-2 crew