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Up to 110 S-61T Triton refurbished aircraft ordered in 2010 to be used in Afghanistan. Four aircraft were to be delivered before the end of the year with the next 13 throughout 2011.


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Troy facility completes S-61 modernization for US State Dept, 23-May-12 : TROY, Alabama - Sikorsky Aircraft’s Troy, Ala., facility announced today it has completed the structural modernization of its first S-61T™ airframe, which will now undergo completion at Carson Helicopters for eventual delivery to the U.S. State Department for diplomatic service in Afghanistan. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

US Dept of State orders 3 additional upgraded S-61, 08-Nov-11 : SHELTON, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced that the U.S. Department of State (DoS) has ordered three additional upgraded S-61 utility helicopters, bringing the total number purchased by DoS to 29 aircraft to date. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

First S-61T delivered, 02-Dec-10 : SHELTON, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced the delivery of the first upgraded S-61 helicopter to the U.S. State Department. With its history of reliability and safety, the Sikorsky S-61 helicopter is capable of performing a wide range of critical missions including medical evacuation, passenger and logistics transportation. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

US State Dept accepts S-61 for use in Afghanistan, 02-Jun-10 : PERKASIE, Pennsylvania - Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced that the U.S. State Department has accepted the first two modernized S-61TM aircraft that will support missions for the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

US State Dept Orders S-61T for Use in Afghanistan, 21-Feb-10 : U.S. State Department has entered into agreement to purchase up to 110 modernized S-61 in support of its worldwide operations




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C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    61-294 sh-3a     N104WR: State Dept from Apr10
United States Naval Aviation 152104: USN; At Pax River, MD. Set the land distance Record. Pa+

about 1970 d/d HS-10, NAS Imperial Beach CA as SH-3A an+

1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-452

conv SH-3H; 23jul93 to 9H0042/AMARC
    61-306 sh-3a     N113WK: State Dept June 2011; ex 152113
United States Naval Aviation 152113: US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-441

USN; conv SH-3H; 15aug94 to 9H0079/AMARC; 2003 Stricken+

Sikorsky Helicopters N434NL: March 2012 with Sikorsky Aircraft
    61-404 sh-3d     N114WH: State Dept from Nov10
United States Naval Aviation 154114: USN; 27jan92 to 9H0024/AMARC
    61-308 sh-3a     N115WK: Conversion to S-61T. Department of State Property
United States Naval Aviation 152115: USN; conv SH-3H; 14may92 as /613 HS-3 pictured on USS S+
    61-216 S-61N 1963     N216WW: US State Dep from Sep10
Sikorsky Helicopters N653X: Sikorsky S-61N 1963, to AP-AOB

Pakistan International Airlines - PIA AP-AOB: Pakistan International Airlines 1963-1968

BEA G-AWFX: BEA Apr68-1986

British Airways Helicopters G-AWFX: noted at Aberdeen EGPD 11jul78

BEA G-AWFX: 10apr71 pictured (pic1) at Shell Base Lowestoft

British International Helicopters G-AWFX: BIH 1986-May88, to Canada as unk

Carson Helicopters N7011M: Carson Helicopters Jun06-Aug10, conv Carson Fire King
    61-220 s61n.mk2 1963     N220WW: State Dept from Nov10
BEA G-ASNL: BEA Dec63-Jul68; 20feb72 pictured (top) at Shell Base L+

schreiner airways PH-SBH: Schreiner Northsea Helicopters Aug/Oct 1969, lsd

British Airways Helicopters G-ASNL: BAH Oct69-Oct83

11mar83 pictured (bot) after ditched in the North Sea, +

- N4503E: Nov83 to USA unk

Carson Helicopters N4503E: Carson, noted 1991
    61-819 s61n.mk2 1979     N364DZ: State Dept 29Sep08
Bristow G-BGWJ: Bristow Aug79-Aug88; lsd BEAS Aug88-Jul00; Bristow Jul0+

British Executive Air Services G-BGWJ: BEAS Aug88-Jul00

Bristow G-BGWJ: 23apr00 pic at Wicken Park Farm, Wicken, Northants

03Mar05 pictured at Aberdeen, Scotland
    61-365 S-61N 1968     N365AW: State Dept from Sep11
Air Greenland OY-HAH: Greenlandair 27mar68-2000, Sikorsky test serial N10045 +

Coulson Aircrane C-GBSF: Coulson Aircrane Dec00-Feb01

- N564EH: from Mar01
    61-493 S-61N 1972     N408GG: US State Dept Jul11-, also as N493WR
Bristow G-BAKA: Bristow from 1972 to Apr87

- N9119Z: canc Oct89

- HK-3445X: Colombia, to ZS-HVJ

CHC South Africa ZS-HVJ: CHC Africa Oct89-Sep10
    61-765 s61n.mk2 1976     N426GE: US State Dept Nov11
Bristow G-BDOC: Bristow Mar76-Sep10

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BDOC: Bristow owned and operated G-BDOC was assigned to Sumbu+

attended the fire and explosions at the Piper Alpha pla+

Owned and maintained by Bristow Helicopters on behalf o+

HM Coast Guard Oscar Charlie 1985-2007

Bristow G-BDOC: May09 in SAR-Meet 2009 at Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands
    61-062 hss-2     N434LF: State Dept from May11
United States Naval Aviation 148988: USN; conv SH-3H; Feb94 as /611 USS Independence (CV-62)+
    61-306 sh-3a     N434NL: State Dept June 2011; ex 152113
United States Naval Aviation 152113: US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-441

USN; conv SH-3H; 15aug94 to 9H0079/AMARC; 2003 Stricken+

Sikorsky Helicopters N434NL: March 2012 with Sikorsky Aircraft
    61-308 sh-3a     N434QL: s-61t State Dept from Aug11
United States Naval Aviation 152115: USN; conv SH-3H; 14may92 as /613 HS-3 pictured on USS S+
    61-366 sh-3d     N434SF: State Dept June 2011; ex 152703
United States Naval Aviation 152703: USN; conv SH-3H; 12sep95 to 9H0098/AMARC; 08jan03 Stric+

Sikorsky Helicopters N434SF: March 2012 with Sikorsky aircraft
    61-751 s61n.mk2 1975     N436LC: State Dept from Oct10, rereg N751AW
Bristow G-BDIJ: Bristow Oct75-May83, to Malaysia

Bristow Malaysia 9M-AYF: Bristow Malaysia May83-Jun84, back to G-BDIJ

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BDIJ: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2003 based at Lee-on-Sol+
    61-471 s61n.mk2 1969     N471WR: US Dept State 2011, cur
- VR-BDO: Bristow reg Brunei 23Dec69, Jan70 from USA to Malaysia

Bristow G-BBGS: Bristow Aug73-Apr87; Aug77 pictured at Aberdeen, Scotla+

Noted at Aberdeen EGPD 11Jul78

court helicopters ZS-RAX: Court Helicopters South Africa, ex N9116R
    61-476 s61n.mk2 1970     N476AW: s-61t US State Dept
British Caledonian Helicopter G-AYOY: BCH Jun84-Jul85

British International Helicopters G-AYOY: BIH Jul85-Jan93; 05nov90 during an inspection starboar+

Brintel Helicopters G-AYOY: Brintel Jan93-Sep00

CHC Scotia G-AYOY: CHC Scotia Sep00-Nov02

Veritair G-AYOY: Veritair Nov02-May04

British International Helicopters G-AYOY: BIH May04-Sep11

Carson Helicopters N457ES: Carson from Oct11
    61-025 hss-2     N47WN: State Dept from Aug10
United States Naval Aviation 148047: USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC/9H0045

1990s SG-3G HC-1 /UP-723

Jun10 as HC-2 /HU-744 SH-3G VIP COMUSNAVCENT ( Commande+
    61-493 S-61N 1972     N493WR: US State Dept from Jul11
Bristow G-BAKA: Bristow from 1972 to Apr87

- N9119Z: canc Oct89

- HK-3445X: Colombia, to ZS-HVJ

CHC South Africa ZS-HVJ: CHC Africa Oct89-Sep10
    61-471 s61n.mk2 1969     N561EH: US Dept State 2011, cur
- VR-BDO: Bristow reg Brunei 23Dec69, Jan70 from USA to Malaysia

Bristow G-BBGS: Bristow Aug73-Apr87; Aug77 pictured at Aberdeen, Scotla+

Noted at Aberdeen EGPD 11Jul78

court helicopters ZS-RAX: Court Helicopters South Africa, ex N9116R
    61-754 s61n.mk2 1976     N617HM: State Dept Jul11-Jan14
British Airways Helicopters G-BEDI: Sikorsky S-61N-59, test serial N4043S; BAH Oct76-Dec85

- ?: France as Unknown Jan86-Feb90

British International Helicopters G-BEDI: BIH Mar90-Feb93

Brintel Helicopters G-BEDI: Brintel Feb93-Jul98

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GSBL: CHC Jul98-Jun07

Carson Helicopters N617HM: Carson Jul07-Jun11

Carson Helicopters N754WN: Carson from Feb14
    61-216 S-61N 1963     N7011M: State Dept from Aug10
Sikorsky Helicopters N653X: Sikorsky S-61N 1963, to AP-AOB

Pakistan International Airlines - PIA AP-AOB: Pakistan International Airlines 1963-1968

BEA G-AWFX: BEA Apr68-1986

British Airways Helicopters G-AWFX: noted at Aberdeen EGPD 11jul78

BEA G-AWFX: 10apr71 pictured (pic1) at Shell Base Lowestoft

British International Helicopters G-AWFX: BIH 1986-May88, to Canada as unk

Carson Helicopters N7011M: Carson Helicopters Jun06-Aug10, conv Carson Fire King
    61-704 S-61N 1972     N704WK: State Dept from Sep11
Canadian Coast Guard C-FDOH: Coast Guard Mar73-Feb11

Apr81 pictured leaving Vancouver International airport

Carson Helicopters N439LS: Carson Mar/Jul 2011
    61-121 hss-2     N705WW : s-61t State Dept from Sep10, conv to S-61T; Oct14 pictured not con+
United States Naval Aviation 149705: USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC/9H0083
    61-721 s61n.mk2 1974     N721AW: US Dept State Jul12-Dec15
British International Helicopters G-BCEA: BIH Jun74-Jan93

Registered 7 Jun 1974. Suffered repeated hammering vibr+

Brintel Helicopters G-BCEA: Brintel Jan93-May00

Veritair G-BCEA: Veritair May00-May04

British International Helicopters G-BCEA: Bristih International May04-Nov11

Brown Helicopter Inc N721AW: BHI from Jan16
    61-751 s61n.mk2 1975     N751AW: Jul13 Baghdad, Iraq
Bristow G-BDIJ: Bristow Oct75-May83, to Malaysia

Bristow Malaysia 9M-AYF: Bristow Malaysia May83-Jun84, back to G-BDIJ

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BDIJ: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2003 based at Lee-on-Sol+
    61-819 s61n.mk2 1979     N819WC: State Dept 26Aug10
Bristow G-BGWJ: Bristow Aug79-Aug88; lsd BEAS Aug88-Jul00; Bristow Jul0+

British Executive Air Services G-BGWJ: BEAS Aug88-Jul00

Bristow G-BGWJ: 23apr00 pic at Wicken Park Farm, Wicken, Northants

03Mar05 pictured at Aberdeen, Scotland
    61-824 s61n.mk2 1980     N824WA: s-61t US State Dept Jan11-Sep16, also as N408SC
Bristow G-BHOF: Bristow Feb80-Apr94, to LN-ONK

Bristow Jun95-Jul99

- LN-ONK: May94-May95

- G-LAWS: Laws Helicopters Ltd Jul99-Nov04

air harrods ltd G-DAWS: Air Harrods Nov04-May06

British International Helicopters G-VIPZ: BIH May06-Jun09

Dec08 flew on this to Tresco Island, Isles of Scilly. A+

- G-VIPZ: Heli Med Ltd Jun09-Jun10

Croman Corp N627CK: Croman Corp from Sep16; training at Yuma by Dec16
    61-825 s61n.mk2 1980     N825WL: US Dept State Oct11, cur
Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Mar80-Sep97, to Brazil

Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PT-YEK: Aeroleo Taxi Aereo 1997-2002

Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Sep02-Aug06

British International Helicopters G-BHOG: BIH Aug06-Sep11

Carson Helicopters N457FC: Carson Oct11, cur
    61-826 s61n.mk2 1980     N826WC: US State Dept Aug11-Dec15
Siller Brothers Inc N15456: Siller Brothers

Brown Helicopter Inc N826WC: BHI from Jan16
    61-167 hss-2     N898WC: State Dept from Dec10
United States Naval Aviation 149898: USN; conv SH-3H; Sep.1980 as /AJ-731 HS-9 on USS Nimitz+

1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-447
    61-041 hss-2     N969WL: s-61t State Dept from Dec10, S-61T type
United States Naval Aviation 148969: US Navy; Aug91 SH-3H type HC-1 /UP-764

USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC
    61-055 hss-2     N983WW: s-61t State Dept from Dec10, conv to S-61T; See also N705WW
United States Naval Aviation 148983: USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC
    61-062 hss-2     N988AW: s-61t State Dept, S-61T type
United States Naval Aviation 148988: USN; conv SH-3H; Feb94 as /611 USS Independence (CV-62)+

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