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KAMAN SH-2G “SEA SPRITE”

On Loan from National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, FL

SH-2G Sea Sprite Article

The DVHAA’s Sea Sprite is Bureau# 162576. This type of aircraft is an all-weather Anti-Submarine Warfare helicopter with additional search and rescue and utility capabilities. This specific aircraft served both as a SH-2F and SH-2G. The DVHAA acquired the aircraft in 1998. In April 2012, the DVHAA moved the aircraft to its current location.

Please contact the museum if you have any information, comments, or recollections of the SH-2G Sea Sprite.

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications
Bureau #: 162576
Built: Conversion 1992
Crew: 3
Passengers: 8
Retired: 1998
Received: 1998
Restored by: HSL-94
Restored: 1998
Length: 52' 9"
Height: 15'
Rotospan: 44' 4"
Weight Empty: 8,562 lbs
Weight Loaded: 13,500 lbs
Powerplant: 2 - General Electric T58-GE-8F
Thrust: 1350 hp
Max Speed: 150 mph
Range: 506 miles
Manufacturer: Kaman
Armarment: 2 - MK 46 or MK 50 Torpedoes AGM-199 Penguin Missile M60 Machine Guns
Ordnance: NA
Ceiling: 18,000 ft
Status: On Display