Sikorsky R-5D

Sikorsky R-5D
 US Army Aviation Museum
 Ft. Rucker, Alabama, USA
Photos taken November 19, 2014

The Sikorsky R-5D was introduced into service in February 1945, as the Sikorsky H-5. It was also known by several other designitons including S-48, S-51, HO2S, and HO3S. Seating was in tandem.  More than 300 units of this aircraft were produced, it was retired in 1957.

Sikorsky H-5 

© Robert Barnes 2018