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Schweizer 300cb Military Helicopter

The Schweizer 300 is a direct descendant of the 1956 Hughes model 269 helicopter which was Hughes first commercially successful helicopter design, Hughes marketed the design as the Hughes 300. Schweizer Aircraft Corporation purchased the production rights for the type in 1983 and took control of the entire programme in 1986, consequently for several years the the FAA issued certificates for this helicopter as the Schweizer-Hughes 300.

Schweizer 300cb Military Helicopter

 

Following the death of Paul Schweizer, the founder and majority shareholder of the Schweizer Aircraft Corporation in August 2004, Schweizer became a subsidiary of Sikorsky.

Although never conceived as a military helicopter, twenty eight Schweizer 300's served with Swedish military forces from 1980 to 2002 in training and artillery spotting roles as the Hkp 5B. The picture above depicts G-ODNH cn 0112, a immaculate Schweizer 300cd (Schweizer 269C-1) produced in the year 2000.

Schweizer 300C Specification:

  • Crew: Pilot and trainee or pilot and two passengers
  • Height: 8.72 ft (2.65 m)
  • Length: 30.83 ft (9.40 m)
  • Fuselage length: 22.19 ft (6.76 m)
  • Main rotor diameter: 26.83 ft (8.18 m)
  • Tail rotor diameter: 4.25 ft (1.30 m)
  • Empty weight: 1100 lb (499 kg)
  • Maximum weight: 2050 lb (930 kg)
  • Engine: Single 190 shp (141 kW) Textron Lycoming H10-360 D1A
  • Maximum Speed at Sea Level: 95 knots (176 km/h)
  • Maximum Endurance: 3.8 h (5.5 h with auxiliary fuel tank)
  • Hover Ceiling: 10800 ft (3300 m)
 

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