Sikorsky s-61 H-3

1966

HH-3E Jolly Green Giant


1966





Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

USAF CSAR version with uprated engines, armor plate, additional fuel tanks and rescue hoist.
Eight aircraft built and 50 CH-3Es were converted to this standard


Specifications

Engine: 2 x GE T58-GE-5 1500shp
Capacity: 4 + 25
Length: (m) 17.45
Height: (m) 5.5
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280.5
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6095     Max: 10000
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 248     Max: 264
Range: (km) 417
Ceiling: (m) 3960
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 463
blueprints

Organisations

From Organisation with model HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
1962
usa US Air Force
    s-61 H-3 138 1962/94


Construction Numbers on database of HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

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Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
61-534 1965 US 64-14231 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-534, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
38th ARRS, w/o 29nov66 crashed
61-536 1965 US 64-14233 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-536, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
61-553 US 65-12778 : ch-3c USAF; conv to HH-3E; 38th ARRS w/o 20jan66 during SAR m+
61-554 US 65-12779 : ch-3c USAF; conv to HH-3E; 38th ARRS w/o 06feb67 during SAR m+
61-557 US 65-12782 : ch-3c USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 05oct68 Laos
61-560 US 65-12785 : ch-3c USAF; conv HH-3E; 40th ARRS w/o 21nov70 raid POW Son Ta+
61-576 1967 US 66-13278 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-578, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
61-577 1967 US 66-13279 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-577, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
37th ARRS, w/o 09nov67 hit by ground fire on Laos
61-578 1967 US 66-13280 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-578, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
37th ARRS, w/o 15apr70, South Vietnam
61-579 1967 US 66-13281 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-579, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
37th ARRS, w/o 24oct69 hit by ground fire on Laos durin+
61-580 1967 US 66-13282 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-580, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
37th ARRS, w/o 20oct68 hit by ground fire after water l+
61-581 1967 US 66-13283 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-581, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
37th ARRS, w/o 27oct67 s hit by ground fire in Laos
61-582 1967 US 66-13284 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-582, ff?; del USAF as HH-3E 66-1+
61-583 1967 US 66-13285 : ch-3e USAF CH-3E d/d 01Jul67
1975-76, I was a mechanic on this H3 at Tyndall AFB; Jo+
Sep76 pictured as HH-3E type with 39 ARRW / Det5 at Tyn+
Sep91 type:HH-3E 56th ARS
US N614DR : reg 1997
private at Silvers, Yuba City, CA from 20aug13
61-612 US 67-14710 : ch-3e USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 09jun68 hit by ground f+
61-617 US 67-14715 : ch-3e USAF; Sep91 type:HH-3E 56th ARS
USAF; conv HH-3E; to US Army
61-627 US 67-14725 : ch-3e USAF; pictured unk date practices lowering a jungle pe+
Crashed in Sonora Pass, California
I was a Navy corpsman assigned to the Marine corps Moun+
1989, I came across the wreckage while deer hunting. No+
61-628 US 68-8282 : USAF; 38 ARRS w/o 1981
61-646 US 69-5802 : ch-3e USAF; conv HH-3E; to Tunisian Air Force
1991 type:HH-3E 41st ARS
TN L82102 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5802
61-656 US 69-5812 : ch-3e USAF; last S-61 built for USAF; conv HH-3E; 01apr91 pic+
US N861DR : private at Riddle, OR from Aug97
1990s last seen at Roseburg, OR, airport. This was in t+
US N861DR : Mar15 owned by Siller Bros in California
In parts at Siller Brothers by Aug16
20 C/N.

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