The biannually course provides students with detailed training to be practiced on the various ranges in arizona and. Ch 53e super stallion flight ops bold alligator 2014 by gung ho vids. The ch 53e super stallion is the largest helicopter in the u. Marines attached to battalion landing team 22 board a ch53e super stallion helicopter aboard amphibious assault ship uss bataan lhd. The lspc system will improve safety and prevent damage or loss of aircraft. Sikorsky, a lockheed martin company, delivered the first ch 53 king stallion helicopter to the u. Usmc and will serve as its critical land and sea based logistics connector. Meet the helicopter thats more expensive than the f35. It provides flight control augmentation to reduce the workload on the aircrew in landings and external lift evolutions during. The ch53k king stallion advances sikorskys 50 years of manufacturing. The ch 53e super stallion s mission is the transportation of heavy equipment and supplies for amphibious assault. Super stallion chopper crash blamed on engine with troubled history. Marine corps ch 53e super stallion heavylift helicopter has begun initial testingdevelopment of a new low speed precision control lspc system to provide aircraft stabilization in a degraded visual environment dve.
The sikorsky mh53 pave low series is a retired longrange special operations and combat search and rescue csar helicopter for the united states air force. Ch53e super stallion max capabilities takeoff youtube. This package is a set of 28 repaints for nemeths sikorsky ch 53e super stallion, which also is included in prepar3d version 4. Marine corps air station new river about aircraft ch53e. Two ch 53e super stallions take off from san carlos airport after vertical challenge 2012. I was digging through old files and found this gem. The sikorsky ch 53k king stallion is a heavylift cargo helicopter currently being developed by sikorsky aircraft for the united states marine corps usmc. Low speed precision control gets a fast contracting.
The design features three 7,500 shp 5,590 kw engines, new composite rotor blades, and a wider aircraft cabin than previous ch 53 variants. The pilot managed to eject and was being medically evaluated, military officials said. Ch53e super stallion heavylift transport helicopter. Ch 53 sea stallion mh 53e sea dragon mh53j pave low iii the ch 53d sea stallion is designed for the transportation of equipment, supplies and personnel during the assault phase of an amphibious operation and subsequent operations ashore. Usmc hmh 464 condors ch53e super stallions takeoff 15jul19. There are reasons to be skeptical of such claims, not least that a nearly identical helicopter flown by the marine corps, the ch 53e super stallion, has suffered setbacks as well. A total of 172 super stallions have been delivered and 165 are in service with marine corps squadrons in the pacific fleet and in the atlantic fleet. The ch 53e super stallion has begun initial testingdevelopment of a new low speed precision control lspc system to provide aircraft stabilization in a degraded visual environment dve. It was built by sikorsky aircraft for the united states marine. The hh53 super jolly green giant was initially developed to replace the hh3e jolly green giant. The sikorsky ch 53e super stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the united states military. Rotorfest 2010 ch53e startup and takeoff cjvideoproductions.
Lowspeed precision control tested on ch53e super stallion. These changes are meant to greatly improve the ch 53e lifting capabilities. Ch 53k king stallion heavy lift replacement hlr the ch 53k is the marine corps new build, heavy lift replacement for the ch 53e. A ch 53e super stallion and an ah1 cobra take off from a clearing in eisenhower park for during fleet week on long island. The california crash also occurred on the same day that a marine harrier jet crashed during takeoff from an airport in the east african nation of djibouti. Ch53e super stallion begins initial testing of new low. Marine heavy helicopter squadron hmh464 conducts a max capabilities takeoff, a rarely achieved maintenance goal of having all.
The ch53e super stallion is the marine corps primary heavy lift helicopter and has been in service for over 30 years. The california crash also occurred on the same day that a marine harrier jet crashed during takeoff from an airport in the east african nation of. From the scott ogrady rescue mission in the balkans to delivering critically needed combat. The ch53e super stallion, also referred to by sikorsky as the s80, is an enlarged variant of ch 53d model. Fsxp3d usmc ch53e super stallion welcome to perfect. The usmcs new ch53k king stallion is one royally expensive. As the sikorsky s80 it was developed from the ch 53 sea stallion, mainly by adding a third engine, adding a seventh blade to the main rotor and canting the tail rotor 20 degrees. Two ch 53e helicopters refueling from hcp while carrying a 26,000 lb sling load. Low speed precision control gets fast contracting success. The navy plans to buy 200 ch53ks over the life of the program.
A ch53e super stallion helicopter takes off from uss makin island lhd 8. Capable of both internal and external transport of supplies, the ch 53d is shipboard compatible and capable. The ch 53e super stallion from 1980, of which the navy and the usmc acquired 177, was the first with three engines. They rely on their ch53e super stallion mediumheavy lift. A ch 53e super stallion and an ah1 cobra take off from a clearing in. The marines have finally received their first monster ch53k.
The ch53k king stallion lifts a joint light tactical vehicle jltv at naval air. Us marines helicopter crash near mexico border kills 4. The sikorsky ch53e super stallion is a heavylift helicopter operated by the united states military. Landing support specialist 0481 government organization. Ch 53e super stallion and ch 46 seaknight arrival vertical challenge 2012. Marines suffer losses over last two days in super stallion and harrier crashes april 4, 2018 tom demerly aviation safety air crashes, military aviation 0 ch 53e super stallion crashes in. Sikorsky begins ch53 king stallion helicopter deliveries. Ch 53e sea stallion from marine heavy helicopter squadron hmh 463. The ch 53e super stallion is used by us marine corps for amphibious assault, carrying heavy equipment and armament, and recovering disabled aircraft.
The marine corp uses the super stallion in the amphibious assault role and for transporting heavy equipment. Built to thrive on the modern battlefield, the ch53k aircraft is designed to be intelligent. It was built by sikorsky aircraft for the united states marine corps. Sikorsky ch53e super stallion is the largest and heaviest helicopter in the united states military. Ch53e super stallion heavylift helicopter airforce. The ch 53e is a seven blade main rotor and a fourblade canted tail rotor helicopter powered by three t64ge416a turbo shaft engines on the ch 53e while the ch 53d has six. The series was upgraded from the hh53bc, variants of the sikorsky ch 53 sea stallion. The ch 53e is powered by three t64ge416 turboshaft engines and has a main rotor with seven blade instead of only six in previous models.
The sikorsky ch53e super stallion is the largest and most powerful helicopter outside russia. Sikorsky ch53e super stallion twinengined turboshaft 6. The sikorsky ch 53 super stallion heavylift helicopter first flew in 1974 and entered service with the us marine corps usmc in 1981. Pilots at fault for april ch53e crash, investigation finds. At the beginning of the program, the marine corps goal was to reach initial. There are currently 152 ch 53e aircraft in operation. Us marines are using these helicopters to deliver troops, vehicles and supplies from ships to shore. Improvements include the addition of a third engine to give the aircraft the ability to lift the majority of the fleet marine forces equipment, a dual point cargo hook system, improved main rotor blades, and composite tail rotor blades. An educational program inspiring young innovators, explorers, inventors and. The sikorsky ch53k king stallion is a heavylift cargo helicopter currently being developed by. With its now upgraded ge381b engine, it will be able to externally lift 27,000 pounds 12.
Awesome ch 53e super stallion take off by jones10395. Its mission is to provide combat assault transport of heavy weapons, equipment, supplies and troops. To reduce development costs, it was based on ch 53d components. Nothing seemed unusual as the ch 53e super stallion descended within 50 feet of the edge of the ships flight deck. Pilots at fault for april ch 53e crash, investigation finds. The ch 53e super stallion has proven to be extraordinarily relevant to the execution of our national security strategy, navy and marine corps warfighting concepts and the associated need for capable heavy lift. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the marine corps fleet. The marine corps ch 53e super stallion helicopter reportedly belonged to the 3rd marine aircraft wing in san diego. Ch 53e super stallion, was introduced in 1974 and still serves in the marines today. Super stallion chopper crash blamed on engine with. Ch53e super stallion takeoff vertical challenge 2012. Sikorsky ch 53e super stallion the ch 53 sea stallion sikorsky s65 is a family of heavylift transport helicopters designed and built by sikorsky aircraft.
Four presumed dead in california marine helicopter crash. The ch 53e design was a combination of a company funded s64b three engine super skycrane and the rh53d helicopter. As the sikorsky s80 it was developed from the ch 53 sea stallion, mainly by adding a third engine, a seventh blade to the main rotor and canting the tail rotor 20 degrees. Sikorsky archives s65h53ad sea stallion h53e super. Four us marine corps sikorsky ch53e super stallions from marine heavy helicopter squadron 464 hmh464 make a stop at tricities. As the sikorsky s80 it was developed from the ch53 sea. Originally developed for use by the united states marine corps, it is currently in service with germany, iran, israel, and mexico. Ch 53 super stallion description the ch 53e super stallion has proven to be extraordinarily relevant to the execution of our national security strategy, navy and marine corps warfighting concepts and the associated need for capable heavy lift. Super stallion combat tactical takeoff us military update. The ch 53e is a followon for its predecessor, the ch 53d. Ch 53e super stallion helicopter flight line duration.