Sikorsky H-34G III

This model is a version of S-58 H-34

c/n 58-1552

Year 1962 to 1980

Helicopter Sikorsky H-34G III Serial 58-1552 Register 150759 N4389S used by US Navy (United States Naval Aviation) Heil Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force) Sikorsky Helicopters Briles Wing and Helicopter. Built 1962. Aircraft history


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usa 150759
US Navy
Sikorsky H-34G.III, c/n 58-1552, ff?
ordered by West German goverment, as H-34G.III, MDAP nmbr 150759, ntu
acc US Navy, BWR FR, Stratford as CH-34A 150759, for Germany, 21Nov62 (US Navy records show soc Nov62?)
israel 150759
Heil Ha'Avir
del IDF/AF (as part payment for war reparations) as 150759, 21Nov62
usa N4389S
Sikorsky Helicopters
Sikorsky S-58T
rtnd Sikorsky (as part payment for S-65C) as N4389S, by Jul72
conv to S-58ET, by 1973
usa N4389S
Briles Wing and Helicopter
Sikorsky S-58T
usa N4389S
Briles Wing and Helicopter
xfer Briles Wing & Helicopter as N4389S, 05Apr73
leased to Catalina Airlines (seen 1979)
NTSB: "9Jun80: Long Beach CA. No damage. Instructor pilot simulated governor failure, then shut engine down when flame came from exhaust."
NTSB: "29Sep80: CA. No damage. No-hover landing made when one engine failed. Pieces of turbine blades found in exhaust area."
NTSB: "14Oct80: Santa Catalina CA. No damage. Attempted single-engine ferry after permit had been denied. Lost RPM, landed in ocean. Flotation gear worked OK." FAA reports status "undel tri".

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