Sikorsky S-61L


This model is a version of S-61 H-3

c/n 61-393


Year 1966






Helicopter Sikorsky S-61L Serial 61-393 Register G-ATYU N306V XV370 used by UK Government (Her Majesty's Government) Westland Sikorsky Helicopters Ministry of Defence (MoD). Built 1966. Aircraft history





Sikorsky S-61L c/n 61-393


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usa N306V
Sikorsky Helicopters
For N306V see also:
    1969 S-61L c/n 61-363
Sikorsky S-61L-2, c/n 61-393, ff:?
reg Sikorsky as N306V, 10May68.
united kingdom G-ATYU
Westland
Sikorsky S-61D-1
converted to S-61D-1 & sold to Westland
reg G-ATYU Aug66-Oct66
to MoD as Seaking HAS.1 XV370
united kingdom G-ATYU
UK Government
Built as SH-3D. Shipped to Avonmouth (UK), reassembled and flown to Yeovil as G-ATYU on 11 Oct 1966. Became XV370.
united kingdom XV370
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Shipped to UK Oct 1966, with GE T-58-GE-10 engines, subsequently replaced by the Gnome
Most of her time spent between Westland for Trials and RAE / A&AEE and ETPS (in raspberry ripple colours) for trials / evaluation. wfu Aug 1989
to Instructional Airframe A2771. Became A2682 to AESS Gosport (HMS Sultan).
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1989
united kingdom XV370
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK RMB Chivenor Visited ( 06-nov-81 )
visit to RAF Chivenor 6 Nov 1981, while with ETPS.
united kingdom XV370
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK RNAS Yeovilton Respray ( jan-92 )
Jan 1992 to Yeovilton for re-spray in over all grey.
united kingdom XV370
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK Lee-on-Solent ( 27-jan-92 )
To Lee-on-Solent (in grey) 27 Jan 1992. Still there 760 Sq Jun 1994 and Jun 1996.
united kingdom XV370
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
2006 at HMS Sultan/Gosport


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