Sikorsky R-6


Sikorsky R-6
 US Army Aviation Museum
 Ft. Rucker, Alabama, USA
Photos taken November 19, 2014

This aircraft was introduced in 1945 and 225 units were built for (primarily) the US Navy and British Royal Air Force. Most of the R-6’s were built by Nash-Kelvinator. Of those 36 were used by the US Navy (designated HOS-1) and 27 by the RAF (Hoverly II).


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