New England Air Museum
Kaman SH-2F 'Seasprite'

 

Kaman Seasprite

THIS AIRCRAFT IS ON LOAN FROM THE NATIONAL NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA

The Seasprite is a ship-based helicopter with anti-submarine and anti-surface threat capability, including over-the-horizon targeting. It was also used for search and rescue missions. It was designed to be a fast, all-weather utility craft for the U.S. Navy.

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Go to our panorama page to view the Seasprite's cockpit.

Specifications

Length:   52' 7"
Rotor Diameter:   44'
Height:   15' 6"
Empty Weight:   7,000 lbs.
Gross Weight:   12,800 lbs.
Cruise Speed:   130 mph
Maximum Speed:   140 mph
Range:   350 naut. miles
Service Ceiling:   22,500'
Powerplant:   2 X General Electric T58-GE-8F
Year:   1985
Location:   Military Hangar

 


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