Sikorsky S-92A: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The Sikorsky S-92A is a variant of the S-70 helicopter family. In March 2016, Sikorsky announced that they had introduced a new variant, the S-92 GWE. The MTOW is increased from 26,500 lbs to 27,700 lbs.
Sikorsky S-92

Sikorsky S-92


Missions: Search and Rescue, Offshore, Executive, Airline, EMS

First delivery:  2004

World fleet: 151 (as at December 2011)

Category: Twin Engine

List price: Approx $32m


Maximum speed (Vne): 165 kts 306 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 151 kts 280 km/hr

Service ceiling: 14,000 ft 4,270 m

Long Range Cruise Speed/Range: 539 nm/999 km (no reserve)


Maximum takeoff gross weight: 26,500 lb 12,020 kg

Empty weight: 15,500 lb 7,030 kg

Passengers (crew): Up to 19 (two pilots)

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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