Sikorsky s-61 H-3

1974

SH-3H Sea King


1974





Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King

Conversion of 163 HSS-2/SH-3A and SH-3D airframes with improved ASW equipment suite including an AQS-81 MAD towed body fitted to the starboard sponson and dipping Sonar. Powered by a pair of 1400 shp T58-GE-10 turboshaft engines.


Specifications

Engine: 2 x GE T58-10 1450shp
Capacity: 4
Length: (m) 16.7
Height: (m) 5.13
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280.5
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5485     Max: 9530
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 219     Max: 267
Range: (km) 1005
Ceiling: (m) 4480
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 670
blueprints

Organisations

From Organisation with model SH-3H Sea King
1961
usa US Navy
    s-61 H-3 355 1961/09
1966
spain Arma Aerea de la Armada Española
    s-61 H-3 18 1966/now



Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
61-014 US 148036 : hss-2 USN, redesig SH-3A Oct62; conv HH-3A, to HC-7
Jan70 It is believed was received by HC-7 Atsugi Japan +
1975 to HC-9 until Jul90 when HC-9 was disestablished a+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 /AR-421
61-017 US 148039 : hss-2 USN, 1962 redesig SH-3A, conv to SH-3G
US 148039 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type as HMX-1 /MX-16
US 148039 : US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-611
uh-3h conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 04Oct99 Stricken from US Navy l+
61-020 US 148042 : hss-2 Del to USN as HSS-2; Redesig as SH-3A in 1962; Conv to +
US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-442
61-023 US 148045 : hss-2 YHSS-2; conv UH-3A; conv HMX-1 VH-3A ?
US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-445
uh-3h Jan09 pictured as UH-3H SAR type at Naval air station P+
PE HM-492 : uh-3h Naval, UH-3H type, ex 148045
61-030 US 148052 : hss-2 USN SH-3A; conv SH-3G
1988 SH-3H type HS-9 /AJ-616
uh-3h 24mar02 UH-3H type, as HC-2 /HU-725 embarked USS Mount +
26jul05 asg HC-2 stricken from US Navy list
Preserved on display at NAS Norfolk, VA
61-041 US 148969 : hss-2 US Navy; Aug91 SH-3H type HC-1 /UP-764
USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC
US N969WL : s-61t State Dept from Dec10, S-61T type
61-049 US 148977 : hss-2 08nov73 SH-3A type, asg HS-85 /NW-507, CVSGR-80
1989 SH-3H type, asg HS-15 /AE-612
UH-3H type, asg TAW-5 /401 at Pensacola Base Flt
28sep07-28oct09 AMARG/AN9H0121; to FMS Peru
PE HM-494 : uh-3h Naval, UH-3H type, ex 148977
61-052 US 148980 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-449
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 1995 AMARC; 08sep00 Strick+
61-058 US 148986 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-15./AE-615
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; NAS Pensacola; 17may05 Str+
61-097 US 149687 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-15./AE-611
04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 ./AG-610 embarked USS George+
USN; conv SH-3H; to civ Croman ?
61-101 US 149684 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-15./AE-610
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; 1990 pictured as /AA-611 HS-3 USS Ind+
61-117 US 149702 : hss-2 US Navy; 1988 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-610
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3G; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 17jan06 Strick+
US N349RH : Caston; 2008 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149702
61-125 US 149708 : hss-2 USN HSS-2 redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 10sep0+
1989 SH-3H type as HS-15 /AE-613
uh-3h 1990-1991 UH-3H type asg HC-1 aboard USS Tripoli (LPH-1+
61-128 US 149711 : hss-2 HS-11 /AB-613, noted aboard USS America at Spithead, be+
US Navy; 1988 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-612
04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 ./AG-615 embarked USS George+
uh-3h USN; Conv SH-3H; Conv UH-3H; 23mar04 Stricken from US N+
61-134 US 149717 : hss-2 USN; conv to SH-3H; 09oct87 pictured as as /AJ-614 HS-9+
1988 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-614
61-141 US 149724 : hss-2 US Navy; conv to SH-3H unk; Aug91 SH-3H type HC-1 /UP-7+
uh-3h conv UH-3H; 21oct05 pictured as HC-2 /743 USS Mount Whi+
US N950DG : LASD Los Angeles County Sheriff Department from 2008, e+
61-157 US 149738 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3H; 01jun87 pictured as /?-615 HS-4 with C+
04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 /AG-616 embarked USS George +
1996 preserved as /11 at Quonset air museum, UK
61-160 1963 US 149894 : hss-2 c/n 61-160, ff:?; del USN as HSS-2, 149894, 14Mar63; re+
USN; conv SH-3H; 1986 appear on the Top Gun movie; 17no+
61-167 US 149898 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3H; Sep.1980 as /AJ-731 HS-9 on USS Nimitz+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-447
US N898WC : State Dept from Dec10
s-61t State Dept from Dec10; Dec13 f/f as a S-61T
61-168 US 149899 : hss-2 USN; conv SH-3H
uh-3h 24mar02 UH-3H type as HC-2 HU-729 embarked USS Mount W+
17dec04 UH-3H type, asg HC-2, stricken from US Navy lis+
61-173 US 149904 : hss-2 USN, redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3H
29may93 saw it as /616 (presumably HS-5) onboard USS Mo+
04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 /AG-616 embarked USS George+
w/o 09sep94, unk
aircraft suffered a dual engine failure and crashed int+
61-208 US 149932 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-420
sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 1989 as /AR-420 HS-1 at NAS Jacksonvil+
61-263 US 151550 : hss-2 US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-15./AE-614
sh-3g conv to SH-3G unk; 18sep90 pictured as /UP-761 HC-1 ove+
uh-3h conv to UH-3H; 22oct09 Stricken from US Navy list
PE HM-493 : uh-3h Naval, UH-3H type, ex 151550
61-294 US 152104 : sh-3a USN; At Pax River, MD. Set the land distance Record. Pa+
about 1970 d/d HS-10, NAS Imperial Beach CA as SH-3A an+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-452
conv SH-3H; 23jul93 to 9H0042/AMARC
US N104WR : State Dept from Apr10
61-300 US 152107 : sh-3a USN; 1967 SH-3A type as /55 with HS-5/CVSG-54 USS Esse+
HS-11 /AB-615, noted aboard USS America at Spithead, be+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-451
61-302 US 152109 : sh-3a USN; conv to SH-3H; 24apr88 pictured as /AC-610 HS-7 on+
1989 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-615
US N613CK : Croman Corp; firefighting; 17jul09 flipped onto its sid+
61-305 US 152112 : sh-3a US Navy SH-3A; conv SH-3H; 1989 HS-1 /AR-440
uh-3h conv UH-3H; 17jan06 Stricken from US Navy list
IN IN538 : uh-3h Indian Navy 2007, UH-3H type
61-306 US 152113 : sh-3a US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-441
USN; conv SH-3H; 15aug94 to 9H0079/AMARC; 2003 Stricken+
US N434NL : State Dept June 2011; ex 152113
US N113WK : State Dept June 2011; ex 152113
US N434NL : March 2012 with Sikorsky Aircraft
61-309 US 152139 : sh-3d US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-450
prototype YSH-3D; conv to SH-3D; Conv to SH-3H; to civ +
US N8139T : LASD Los Angeles County Sheriff Dept 1998-2002; ex 1521+
61-310 US 152116 : sh-3a US Navy; 1988 SH-3H type VX-1./JA-24
USN; conv SH-3H; 11mar94 to 9H0067/AMARC
61-316 US 152122 : sh-3a USN; conv SH-3H; Jan88 as /AK-615 HS-17 on USS Coral Se+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-443
61-337 US 152137 : sh-3a USN; conv SH-3H; 16sep88 pictured as /AE-610 HS-15 USS +
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-446
61-349 US 152694 : sh-3d USN; conv SH-3H; to Canada
US Navy; 1990 type:SH-3H HS-11./AB-614
CA - : 2001 instructional airframe at Canadian Forces School o+
61-387 US 154101 : sh-3d USN SH-3D
1990 SH-3H type as HS-11 /AB-612
uh-3h 2001 UH-3H type pictured as VC-8 /GF-15; notice Navy "E+
22apr04 Stricken from US Navy list
61-388 US 154102 : sh-3d US Navy; conv SH-3H; 1990 HS-11 /AB-611
w/o 09oct91 HS-11
Went down in North Atlantic during North Star exercise +
61-422 US 154122 : sh-3d USN; conv SH-3H; 1985 search and rescue at NAS Patuxent+
1990 type:SH-3H HS-11./AB-613
1995 SH-3H type HS-1 /AR-401
uh-3h conv UH-3H; 2006 NAS Pensacola; 13dec07 Stricken from U+
AR 0883 : uh-3h ARA d/d jul09 as 2-H-242; 2008 UH-3H refurbished by Cla+
61-451 US 156505 : sh-3d US Navy; 1989 SH-3H type HS-17./AK-611
USN; conv SH-3H; 17dec93 to 9H0060/AMARC; 08jan03 Stric+
61-452 US 156506 : sh-3d 04+05jun94 SH-3H type HS-5 ./AG-613 embarked USS George+
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 17jan06 Stricken from US N+
156506 : 12jul17 near Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ
61-499 1969 ES HS.9-07 : sh-3d Armada 01-507 Z.9-7; MAP BuNo 158724; conv SH-3G; conv +
ES HS.9-7 : 05feb16 type: SH-3H eslla 005./01-507 embarked SPS Cant+
39 C/N.

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