Sikorsky S-61

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The Sikorsky S-61L/N are civil variants of the successful Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter. They are two of the most widely used airliner and oil rig support helicopters built.

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • S-61L: Non-amphibious civil transport version. It can seat up to 30 passengers
  • S-61L Mk.II: Improved version of the S-61L helicopter, equipped with cargo bins.
  • S-61N: Amphibious civil transport version.
  • S-61N Mk.II: Improved version of the S-61N helicopter.
  • S-61NM: An L model in an N configuration.
  • S-61T Triton: S-61 modernized upgrade by Sikorsky and Carson; Upgrades include composite main rotor blades, full airframe structural refurbishment, conversion of folding rotor head to non-folding, new modular wiring harness, and Cobham glass cockpit avionics; initial models converted were S-61N.

Users[edit | edit source]

  • Canada
    • CHC Helicopters
    • Canadian Coast Guard
    • Cougar Helicopters
    • Helijet
  • Denmark
    • Royal Danish Air Force
  • Egypt
    • Egyptian Air Force
  • Greenland
    • Air Greenland
  • Ireland
    • Irish Air Corps
    • Irish Coast Guard
  • Lebanon
    • Lebanese Air Force
  • Malaysia
    • Royal Malaysian Air Force
  • Netherlands
    • KLM Helikopters
  • Pakistan
    • Pakistan International Airlines
  • United Kingdom
    • Bristow Helicopters
    • British Airways Helicopters
    • British International Helicopters
    • Her Majesty's Coastguard
  • United States
    • AAR Corp
    • Carson Helicopters
    • Croman Corporation
    • Helicopter Transport Services
    • Los Angeles Airways
    • New York Airways
    • San Francisco and Oakland Helicopter Airlines
    • United States Department of State

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