sikorsky s-61 H-3

in united kingdom British International Helicopters


Del'd: 6 - 1965 to 2012





History of this Model in this Organisation:

Operates the longest running scheduled helicopter service in the world from Penzance Heliport (EGHK) to the Isles of Scilly - St. Marys (EGHE) and Tresco (EGHT). Also operates in the North Sea.




As of November 2012, British International Helicopters ceased all helicopter flights to the Isles of Scilly. The company went into liquidation.





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Roles of this Model in this Organisation:

Roles
commercial passenger
military transport
trainer - advanced


Construction Numbers of this Model in this Organisation: Help Us    

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    61-269 S-61N 1965     G-ATBJ: BHI 1965-1993
Registered 12 Mar 1965. Heavy landing at Aberdeen on 26 Aug +
At Penzance Heliport December 2004
Brintel Helicopters G-ATBJ: Brintel 1993-2000

CHC Scotia G-ATBJ: CHC Scotia 2000-2002; to BIH
    61-270 s61n.mk2 1965     G-ATFM: BIH 1986-1993
British International since May04
11nov12 pictured at Falklands/Malvinas
- CF-OKY: Airlift International, Sikorsky serial N10052, to G-ATF+

May 1965 First transatlantic crossing of commercial hel+

British Airways Helicopters G-ATFM: British Airways Helicopters 1970-1986, ex CF-OKY, to BI+

Brintel Helicopters G-ATFM: Brintel 1993-2000

Veritair G-ATFM: Veritair 2000-2004
    61-216 S-61N 1963     G-AWFX: BIH 1986-May88, to Canada as unk
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

Carson Helicopters N7011M: Carson Helicopters Jun06-Aug10, conv Carson Fire King

US Department of State N7011M: State Dept from Aug10

US Department of State N216WW: State Dept from Sep10, conv to S-61T; pictured Oct14
    61-143 S-61N 1962     G-AYOM: BIH from Aug85-Jan93
Sikorsky Helicopters N4585: Sikorsky S-61N del Mitsubishi as M61-001 JA9506, rtnd +

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries JA9506: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in kit form reassembled as+

Sikorsky Helicopters N94565: Mitsubishi S-61 M61-001

BEA G-AYOM: BEA Helicopters from 30dec70, details whilst in the uk +

British Airways Helicopters G-AYOM: BAH from 26jan73; 17may77 Only recorded accident: under+

British Caledonian Helicopter G-AYOM: British Caledonian Helicopters from 13jun84 (loan), rtn+

British Airways Helicopters G-AYOM: BAH again from 31jul85

Brintel Helicopters G-AYOM: Brintel Helicopters Jan93-Mar98

Bond Aviation Group G-AYOM: Bond Helicopters Mar/Jun 1998

CHC Ireland EI-SAR: CHC Ireland from Jun98

Irish Coast Guard EI-SAR: Irish Coast Guard 1998-2013, op by CHC

May12 still with Coast Guard rescue and based in Waterf+

10dec13 13:00hs will stand to complete its last SAR wat+

CHC Ireland EI-SAR: 07may14 seen at Seaforth Docks Liverpool, ready for shi+
    61-476 s61n.mk2 1970     G-AYOY: BIH Jul85-Jan93; 05nov90 during an inspection starboard aft+
BIH May04-Sep11
British Caledonian Helicopter G-AYOY: BCH Jun84-Jul85

Brintel Helicopters G-AYOY: Brintel Jan93-Sep00

CHC Scotia G-AYOY: CHC Scotia Sep00-Nov02

Veritair G-AYOY: Veritair Nov02-May04

Carson Helicopters N457ES: Carson from Oct11

US Department of State N476AW: US State Dept
    61-711 s61n.mk2 1973     G-BBUD: BIH 1986-Jun93
British Airways Helicopters G-BBUD: BAH Dec73-1986

Brintel Helicopters G-BBUD: Brintel Jun93-Oct95

Helijet International C-GHJU: Helijet, noted 2000-2005

- N29111: Nov95

- YV-1032C: Venezuela, rtn to C-GHJU

CHI Aviation N905CH: Construction Helicopters Inc at Ypsilanti, MI from Jul0+
    61-721 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BCEA: BIH Jun74-Jan93
Registered 7 Jun 1974. Suffered repeated hammering vibration+
Bristih International May04-Nov11
Brintel Helicopters G-BCEA: Brintel Jan93-May00

Veritair G-BCEA: Veritair May00-May04

US Department of State N721AW: US Dept State Jul12, ex G-BCEA
    61-454 S-61L 1972     G-BCEB: BIH Oct74-Jan93
29jul94 pictured (top) at St Marys Airport, Isles Of Scilly
Aug03 seen flying from Penzance
Normally based in Penzance. At Plymouth December 2004. Was o+
06aug07 pictured (bot) at Penzance Heliport
Sep12 has not been at Penzance for aprox two years company n+
Sikorsky Helicopters N4023S: Sikorsky S-61L, c/n 61-454, ff?; del US as N4023S, unk;+

Brintel Helicopters G-BCEB: Brintel Oct93-May00
    61-755 s61n.mk2 1976     G-BDKI: BIH Mar91-Feb93
British Airways Helicopters G-BDKI: BAH Jan76-Mar86

- ?: France unk Apr87-Feb90

- N9118Y: 1990, rtn to G-BDKI

Brintel Helicopters G-BDKI: Brintel Feb93-Dec94

Helicopter Transport Services N219AC: Helicopter Transport Services Feb97-Oct09

Helicopter Transport Services Canada C-GHTN: Helicopter Transport Services Canada Oct09-Oct11

VIH Helicopters Ltd C-GHTN: VIH Helicopters Oct11-Aug13

Helicopter Transport Services Canada C-GHTN: Helicopter Transport Services Ontario Canada from 19aug+
    61-222 S-61N 1964     G-BEIC: BIH Dec76-Jan93
New York Airways inc N307Y: Sikorsky S-61N-3; New York Airways, Sikorsky serial N3+

SFO N307Y: xfer SFO Airlines as N307Y, 196?-1971; disopsition, unk

Brintel Helicopters G-BEIC: Brintel leasing Jan93-May94; Brintel Helicopters May94-+

CHC Scotia G-BEIC: CHC Scotia Aug00-Nov01

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GROV: CHC Nov01-Jan02

- YV-1033C: Venezuela, Feb02-Aug03

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GROV: CHC Sep/Dec 2003, again Feb04-Jan06

Helijet International C-GBSF: Executive Transport Airways Ltd Jan06-Jun08; Helijet i+

Coulson Aircrane C-GBSF: Coulson Apr10-May12

EP Aviation Llc N804AR: EP Aviation 29may12 (or N840AR?), conv to S-61T ?

2013 Afghanistan
    61-769 s61n.mk2 1977     G-BEWL: BIH from 1986 (inherits BAH) w/o 25jul90 crash helideck Bren+
British Airways Helicopters G-BEWL: Sikorsky S-61N-72; British Airways Helicopters Jun77-19+

KLM helikopters G-BEWL: KLM Helicopters; Jul87 pictured at Amsterdam Schiphol
    61-772 s61n.mk2 1977     G-BEWM: BIH 1986-Jan93
British Airways Helicopters G-BEWM: British Airways Sep77-1986

Brintel Helicopters G-BEWM: Brintel Jan93-Dec99

CHC South Africa ZS-RLK: CHC Africa from 2000

EP Aviation Llc N408UD: EP Aviation from 2010

2012 pres Afghanistan
    61-777 s61n.mk2 1978     G-BFFJ: G-BFFJ 17jan78; ex N6231?; 11may89 involved in a ground acci+
Aug09 pictured (top) at Penzance
to Dunsfold for temporary re-spray as USMC VH-3 on 27 Aug +
16apr10 pictured (bot) off the coast of Scotland on USS Labo+
Sep12 will no loger be flying fro Penzance, company pulling +
    61-778 s61n.mk2 1978     G-BFFK: BIH 1986-Jan93; Jan93-May94 c/o Brintel
British Airways Helicopters G-BFFK: Sikorsky S-61N-75; British Airways Helicopters 24Feb78-+

Brintel Helicopters G-BFFK: Brintel Jan94-Dec99

CHC South Africa ZS-RLL: CHC South Africa 2000; Aug13 still
    61-809 s61n.mk2 1978     G-BFRI: British International Helicopters Aug06
Bristow G-BFRI: Bristow 1978-2006; to BIH

G-BFRI: UN 2000 (Bristow)
    61-825 s61n.mk2 1980     G-BHOG: BIH Aug06-Sep11
Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Mar80-Sep97, to Brazil

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

Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Sep02-Aug06

Carson Helicopters N457FC: Carson Oct11, cur

US Department of State N825WL: US Dept State Oct11, cur
    61-824 s61n.mk2 1980     G-VIPZ: BIH May06-Jun09
Dec08 flew on this to Tresco Island, Isles of Scilly. After +
Bristow G-BHOF: Bristow Feb80-Apr94, to LN-ONK

- LN-ONK: May94-May95

Bristow G-BHOF: Bristow Jun95-Jul99

- G-LAWS: Laws Helicopters Ltd Jul99-Nov04

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

- G-VIPZ: Heli Med Ltd Jun09-Jun10

US Department of State N824WA: US State Dept Jan11-, also as N408SC
    17 C/N found in this Organisation


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