Agusta AS-61


1967

Derived from Sikorsky s-61 H-3

1967




Model

Agusta AS-61

The Agusta Sea King was built under licence in Italy from 1968. 73 aircraft were delivered to the Italian armed forces in different configurations and was also exported to Argentina, Brazil, Iraq, Iran, Lybia, Malaysia, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.


Derivatives

ModelYearHistory
ASH-3D/TS VIP version of Agusta AS-61/ASH-3D. Two ordered by italian Air Force for VIP duties, several ordered by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia?
ASH-3H Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61D (SH-3H Sea King) for Italian Navy and export.
ASH-3D 1969 Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61B (SH-3D Sea King for USN). Agusta received 1 from Sikorsky and produced another 24 for the Italian ...
AS-61A-4 1975 Transport version of AS-61A for Venezuelan Army. Four built from 1975; one crashed.
AS-61R 1977 Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61R-10 ( HH-3F Pelican for USCG ). Italian Air Force ordered 35 for SAR duties.
AS-61N-1 1992 Shortened VIP version of S-61N for Royal Malaysian Air Force, two built as AS-61N-1 Silver.

Organisations

From Organisation with model AS-61
1969
italy Marina Militare Italiana
    36 1969/14
1977
italy Aeronautica Militare Italiana
    37 1977/14
1978
iran hava darya
    1978/now
iraq Al Quwwa al Jawwiya al Iraqiya
    1978/??
peru Marina de Guerra del Peru
    6 1978/now
1984
argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
    ASH-3D 2 1984/89
brazil Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil
    ASH-3D 4 1984/now
venezuela ejercito de venezuela
    4 1984/14
1986
argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
    ASH-3H 2 1986/now
1990
malaysia Tentara Udara Diraja Malaysia
    1990/now
Construction Numbers on database of AS-61 or its versions

2AS-61
4as-61a-4
2as-61n-1
35as-61r
56ash-3d
12ash-3d/ts
18ash-3h





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