Sikorsky S-76 helicopter guide

Sikorsky S-76

The S-76 helicopter family includes the S-76A, S-76A Utility, S-76A+, S-76A++, S-76A Mk II, S-76B, S-76C, S-76C+, S-76C++, and S-76D

Sikorsky S-76 specs, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership, and jet card options

Famous S-76 helicopter owners include Queen Elizabeth and Former President Donald Trump

Sikorsky S-76 Facts

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The most popular helicopter is the Sikorsky S-76, with over 500 currently flying, according to Amstat. Since 1977, more than 875 S-76 aircraft have been delivered. More than 178 customers operate S-76 helicopters in a Corporate or VIP role. Ten countries rely on the S-76 for Head of State missions.

Famous S-76 owners include Queen Elizabeth and 45th U.S. President Donald Trump. While the S-76 has a high track record of safety, it was the aircraft type Kobe Bryant was flying when he perished in a 2020 crash.

Manufacturing Dates

The Sikorsky S-76D has been in productions since 2013. The original was delivered in 1977.

Sikorsky S-76A, S-76A Utility, S-76A+, S-76A++, S-76A Mk II, S-76B, S-76C, S-76C+, S-76C++, and S-76D

Cabin Category

Rotorcraft

S-76 Fleet Size

As of February 2021, Amstat reports:

  • Sikorsky 76-D…72 in fleet
  • Sikorsky 76-C…53 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76-C+ …123 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76C++…213 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76B…82 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76A…104 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76A+…34 in fleet
  • Sikorsky S-76A++…51 in fleet

Sikorsky S-76D Cabin Size and Passengers

S 76 interior
The Sikorsky S-76 cabin interior can be configured to seat anywhere from 4 to 10 passengers. Above features five passenger seats.

Height: 5 feet

Width: 6 feet

Seating Capacity: 4 to 10

Range

375 nautical miles

Speed

Cruise Speed: 180 mph

Baggage Space

38 cubic feet

Access

Fractional Ownership – Yes

Dedicated Jet Card – Yes

S-76D New Pricing

A new S-76D is approximately $15 million

S-76 Used Pricing

Controller lists 17 used S-76 helicopters for sale. A 1989 S-76B with 6,261 hours is listed at $995,000. A 2014 S-76D with 14 hours is priced at $6.5 million. An S-76B owned by former President Donald Trump is listed as for sale, call for price.

Sikorsky S-76 models currently in production

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Sikorsky S-76D

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