Sikorsky S-61 H-3

Fire King



Carson Helicopters modification of the S-61 with :

Composite Main Rotor Blades
15 Passenger Interior
Fire King 1,000 Gallon Fixed Belly Tank
Goodrich Hoist (600 lb)
Stokes Litter
Rescue Basket
Rescue Strop
Rappel Anchor
Rope Assisted Deployment Anchor (R.A.D.)
11,000 lb Cargo Hook
63″ Sliding Cargo Door
900 Gallon Variable Flow Water Bucket
150′, 100′ & 50′ Synthetic Long Line

List of Operators of Sikorsky Fire King

From Organisation with model Fire King
usa Carson Helicopters
    S-61 H-3 1973/   

Construction Numbers

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61-216 1963 US N653X : S-61N Sikorsky S-61N 1963, to AP-AOB
PK AP-AOB : Pakistan International Airlines 1963-1968
UK G-AWFX : BEA Apr68-1986
pictured (pic1) at Shell Base Lowestoft
UK G-AWFX : noted at Aberdeen EGPD
UK G-AWFX : BIH 1986-May88, to Canada as unk
US N7011M : Carson Helicopters Jun06-Aug10, conv Carson Fire King
US N7011M : State Dept from Aug10
US N216WW : US State Dep from Sep10
12jul16 GSA Auction picture (pic2) on sale 91QSCI161821+
US N625CK : Croman Corp from Dec16
Nov18 asg to wild land firefighting and construction op+
Jun19 used wildland firefighting and construction opera+

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