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Sikorsky S-71 (AAH contender)

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It used the S-70 rotor system (AAH used the same engines already) and an S-67 inspired fuselage.

http://aircraftstories.free.fr/mono/s67/record/record.htm
 

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You are right, the cockpit was skewed, to give the wepons operator a good viewfield and use at the maximum the Boeing's UTTAS proposal structure, And, out of completeness, a daring of the S-71 is here http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=655.msg5145#msg5145, just in case... ;) If someone doesn't beat me at this, this night I'll post the CL-1700 and maybe the Boeing's front view
 

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S-71 image crossposted.

 

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Nice work with the drawing of the Sikorsky S-71

I have heard of it many a time, but never seen its layout

Thanks Overscan!

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Here's a photo I came across of the S-71.
 

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Nice pics. Sikorsky have done a website pretty close in concept to one I've been working on... But theirs is full of missing stuff and has a few typos... I hope they can get decent historians to sort the mess out.
 

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who knows why two models have one name S-71
 

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I only know the mock-up in the first picture, but it seems to me that they were probably both related to the same program at different stages. The second one looks a little earlier and more crude to me, but still an advanced Army attack helo.
 

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Yes, the top image is the final configuration, the bottom one is an earlier version. Final has altered IR suppressors on engine exhausts and modified wing/undercarriage.
 

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Image referred to in the last two posts has been moved by Bill S.
 

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