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Schweizer S-333

Lift typeRotary wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboshaft
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Light single turboshaft helicopter. Marketed as Shen4T in China. Originally manufactured by Schweizer. Sold to Sikorsky in 2004. Acquired by Schweizer RSG in 2018.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Schweizer S-333 1987 / 1988 Turbine-powered variant of Schweizer 300.
Northrop Grumman RQ-8B Fire Scout 1999 / 2000 An unmanned derivative of the S-333.

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SchweizerNewsAcquired product line from Sikorsky, Jan 2018
Shanghai Sikorsky Aircraft Company Limited

Other aircraft programs:    Schweizer S-300C

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