The James Bond Vehicle Library

Westland HH-3 Sea King
Westland HH-3 Sea King
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Published 04/11-2001
Updated 30/10-2011 01:10

Content

Notes

Bond arrives at the Naval Headquarters for briefing.

Westland Sea King is developed from the Sikorsky S-61D under license from Sikorsky. The first flight was in May 1968.

by PS

007 relation

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

  • Allieds/friends vehicle
  • Vehicle Bond is passenger in

Technical data

  • Licensed Sikorsky
  • Manufacturer: Westland Helicopters
  • Helicopter: Westland Sea King
  • Type: Mks 41-50
  • Engine: 2 Rolls-Royce Gnome free-turbine turboshaft 1.500 shp
  • Rotor diameter: 62 ft (18,9 m)
  • Fuselage length: 55 ft 10 in (17,02 m)
  • Overall length: 72 ft 8 in (22,15 m) rotors running
  • Height: rotors running 16 ft 10 in (5,13 m)
  • Empty weight: 15.474 lb (7.019 kg)
  • Gross weight: 21.000 lb (9.525 kg)
  • Maximum speed: 143 mph (230 kmh)
  • Approved ceiling: 10.000 ft (3.048 m)
  • range: max load 350 miles (563 km) max fuel 937 miles (1.507 km)

Sources


Other sources:

Modern Europeam Aircraft, Bill Gunston, Salamander Books Ltd, 1985, page 58/60.
The Helicopter, Patrick Allen, Airlife Publishing, 1996, page 110/111.