Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican


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



c/n 61-638






Helicopter Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican Serial 61-638 Register 1476 used by US Coast Guard. Aircraft history





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US Coast Guard
US Albert Whitted ( 1971 )
1971, first assignment from factory was CGAS St. Petersburg at Albert Whitted Field
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US Coast Guard
US Annette Island ( 1974 )
aug73-Mar74, flew in and loved this helicopter at USCGAS Annette Island Alaska, along with the 1484 and 1485 on many SAR missions up there with some great fellow crewmen
HH3F was the best helicopter in the world and got me and my crew home every time up there!! Pilots Jud, Powers, Wade, Johnson, Cole, Huleatt, Fergusen, Powers, Webster, "Wheels" Tooley. Then to USCGAS San Diego until Oct 1975
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US Coast Guard
US Pima Air and Space Museum Exhibit ( 2009 )
wfu & stor AMARC as 440018, 14Feb92
preserved at Pima Air Musuem, Tucson, AZ.
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US Coast Guard
US Pima Air and Space Museum ( 1993 )
Preserved at Pima Air museum from 1993


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