Jane’s speaks to Paul Carter, Chief Pilot, Cougar Helicopters Inc on their Sikorsky S-92 SAR helicopter which made it’s debut at CANSEC 2018.
The Sikorsky S-92 is a four-bladed twin-engine medium-lift helicopter built by Sikorsky Aircraft for the civil and military helicopter market. The S-92 was developed from the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter and has similar parts such as flight control and rotor systems.
The H-92 Superhawk is a military version of the S-92 in the utility transport role, capable of carrying 22 troops. The H-92 can also be configured for specific missions, including search and rescue and executive transportation. The CH-148 Cyclone is a shipboard maritime helicopter variant under development for the Canadian Forces.
The VH-92 is a variant under development to replace the United States Marine Corps’ Marine One U.S. Presidential transport fleet.