Sikorsky S-61 H-3

CH-3E

1965








USAF improved transport over CH-3C with additional fuel and uprated engines.


Specifications


Engine: 2 x GE T58-GE-5 1500shp
Capacity: 3 + 30
Length: (m) 17.45
Height: (m) 5.51
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280.5
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6012     Max: 10000
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 232     Max: 261
Range: (km) 748
Ceiling: (m) 3385
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 399
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List of Operators of Sikorsky CH-3E


From Organisation with model CH-3E
1961
usa US Navy
    S-61 H-3 355 1961/09
1962
usa US Air Force
    S-61 H-3 138 1962/94
1980
usa Croman Corp
    S-61 H-3 1980/   
1992
tunisia Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Jamahiriyah At' Tunisia
    S-61 H-3 1992/   
Unknown!
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usa Evergreen Helicopters
    S-61 H-3
usa Siller Brothers Inc
    S-61 H-3
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61-502 1963 US 62-12577 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 62-12577, 30Jan64; w/o 14feb73 destro+
Sep65 6515 OMS pictured (top) at Edwards, CA
31oct67
61-503 1963 US 62-12578 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C, 62-12578, 30Jan64; xfer 1st Helo Sq,+
US 61-12578 : 5jun68
US 62-12578 : Sep79 pictured with 1st HS at Andrews AFB
Yanks Air Museum yard at Chino, CA 2005, still 2009
61-504 1963 US 62-12579 : ch-3c USAF CH-3C d/d 09Feb64; w/o 06Nov69
28mar68
During a mission to fly Laotian troops to a dirt landin+
61-506 1963 US 62-12581 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 62-12581 22Nov63; xfer 1550th ATTW, H+
25feb69
61-507 1963 US 62-12582 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 62-12582 30Dec63; destroyed S.E.A. 17+
14mar68
61-508 1963 US 63-9676 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9676, 31Dec63; conv CH-3E unk; xfe+
10apr68
61-510 1964 US 63-9678 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9678, 09Mar64; Destroyed S.E.A. 30+
20th HS, w/o 30dec67 in Laos
During landing at Lima Site 85, they approached from th+
61-511 1964 US 63-9679 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9679 01May64; xfer Stead AFB, NE; +
30aug71
61-513 1964 US 63-9681 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9681 21May64; conv CH-3E; xfer 38t+
21st SOS Skycap 36; pictured in Vietnam/Laos date unk; +
18apr68
61-515 1964 US 63-9683 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9683 27May64; xfer 44th ARRS, Home+
1966-1967 Det15 Patrick AFB, FL; 1969 asg Apollo 11, I +
24feb69
61-517 1964 US 63-9685 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9685, 04Jun64; conv CH-3E; Destroy+
38th ARRS w/o 06nov65 hit by ground fire during CSAR of+
61-518 1964 US 63-9686 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9686 14Jul64; xfer 1370th OMRON, T+
9apr68
61-519 1964 US 63-9687 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9687 14Jul64; conv CH-3E; xfer 100+
31aug68
61-520 1964 US 63-9688 : ch-3c del USAF as CH-3C 63-9688 14Jul64; conv CH-3E; xfer BAR+
1966-1967 Det15 Patrick AFB, FL; 1969 asg Apollo 11, +
7jun68
61-521 1964 US 63-9689 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-521, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 63-9+
21st SOS w/o 19jan69 in Thailand
61-522 1964 US 63-9690 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-522, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 63-9+
10nov64, brand new, pictured in southern Missouri durin+
19dec67
US N42626 : Carson 1994; ex 63-9690
61-523 1964 US 63-9691 : ch-3c USAF CH-3C d/d 05Sep64; conv CH-3E; 17Aug76-03Oct78 a+
04jul68 conv to CH-3E type
US 9691 : CG 9691 was stationed at Air/Sta Traverse City from 198+
09oct91 pictured (pic1) at Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
US N308SB : SBSD San Bernardino County Sheriff Dept c 2001 -2008; s+
US N308SE : Croman from Apr08
Apr18 with Croman Corp at White City, OR
61-524 1964 US 64-14221 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-524, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
5jun68
1979 pictured as CH-3E VIP type near Pentagon, Washingt+
TN ? : ex USAF 64-14221
61-525 1965 US 64-14222 : ch-3c USAF S-61R; d/d 30mar65 Tyndall AFB, Florida; Nov65 to +
61-526 1965 US 64-14223 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-526, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
3aug72
61-527 1965 US 64-14224 : ch-3c USAF CH-3C d/d 05mar65; Apr85 to Global Associates, AP+
1966-1967 Det15 Patrick AFB, FL; 1969 asg Apollo 11, I +
16may68
1969 featured in themovie Marooned
61-528 1965 US 64-14225 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-528, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
1966-1967 Det15 Patrick AFB, FL; 1969 asg Apollo 11, I+
31may68
61-529 1965 US 64-14226 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-529, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
1aug68
61-531 1965 US 64-14228 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-531, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
9feb68
61-537 1965 US 64-14234 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-537, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
1oct71
fuselage at National scrap yard Tucson, Arizona
64-14234 : Jan15 in Yanks museum, Chino scrap yard Alastair
61-538 1965 US 64-14235 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-538, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
9sep71
US 414235 : 17jul72: soc 9nov72
61-539 1965 US 64-14236 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-539, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
20th HS w/o 23aug67 engine failure in Laos
61-540 1965 US 64-14237 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-540, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-1+
10apr68
21st SOS w/o 26feb69 hit by ground fire in Laos during +
61-541 1965 US 65-5690 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-541, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
Jan79 pictured (top) with 432 TDG (Tactical Drone Group+
2001 pictured (bot) preserved at Aerospace Museum of Ca+
61-542 1965 US 65-5691 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-521, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
22dec67
pictured at Thailand, date unk; 21st SOS w/o 27jun69 +
61-543 1965 US 65-5692 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-540, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
22dec67
61-544 1965 US 65-5693 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-544, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
21sep71
61-546 1965 US 65-5695 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-546, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
22dec67
61-547 1966 US 65-5696 : ch-3c USAF; conv CH-3E; 02feb79 to AMARC; 17oct11 still there
Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-547, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
30apr68
I served in Ethiopia, Africa. We supplied all the groun+
61-548 1966 US 65-5697 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-548, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
10oct71
61-550 1966 US 65-5699 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-550, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
28oct71
61-551 1966 US 65-5700 : ch-3c Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-551, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+
22sep71
May83 pictured at CFB Cold Lake for Maple Flag 1983.
US N4263A : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-551, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C; sol+
61-561 US 65-12786 : ch-3c USAF; conv CH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 16oct68 landed on sea a+
61-568 US 65-12793 : ch-3c USAF; conv to CH-3E; 1981 pictured as VIP type at Andr+
US ? : d/d unk; ex USAF 65-12793; 1991 to AMARC
61-583 1967 US 66-13285 : USAF CH-3E d/d 01Jul67
1975-76, I was a mechanic on this H3 at Tyndall AFB; Jo+
Sep76 pictured as HH-3E type with 39 ARRW / Det5 at Tyn+
hh-3e Sep91 type:HH-3E 56th ARS
US N614DR : reg 1997
private at Silvers, Yuba City, CA from 20aug13
61-584 1967 US 66-13286 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-584, ff?; del USAF as CH-3E 66-1+
66-13286 : hh-3e 12sep68
61-585 1967
US 66-13287 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-585, ff?; del USAF as CH-3E 66-1+
21st SOS w/o 24oct70 in Laos
21st SOS at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB
61-587 1967 US 66-13288 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-587, ff?; del USAF as CH-3E 66-1+
21st SOS w/o 03feb70 hit by ground fire in Laos
61-588 1967 US 66-13289 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-588, ff?; del USAF as CH-3E 66-1+
61-589 1967 US 66-13290 : USAF d/d 15Aug67
1976/79 1st SOW, Hurlburt Field in Ft. Walton, FL. I cr+
02sep84 forced down by mechanical issues while aiding f+
61-594 US 66-13294 : ch-3c USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 30mar68 hit by ground fire +
61-595 US 66-13295 : ch-3c USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 23may68 crashed near Khe Sa+
61-604 US 67-14702 : USAF; 21st SOS (56 SOW) w/o 15jan69 hit by ground fire +
61-605 US 67-14703 : USAF: conv HH-3E
Oct89 pictured at Davis Monthan AFB, AZ
wfu 1992; preserved Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB Geor+
61-606 US 67-14704 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1994
61-607 US 67-14705 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1991
61-608 US 67-14706 : USAF; conv HH-3E
61-609 US 67-14707 : USAF; Sep78 pictured with 302nd SOS AFRES at Luke AFB, +
US 714707 : xfer 3aug72: soc 14mar73.
TN L82103 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14707
61-610 US 67-14708 : USAF; status unknown
61-611 US 67-14709 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1991; 22nov10 pictured during res+
61-612 US 67-14710 : hh-3e USAF; conv HH-3E; 37th ARRS w/o 09jun68 hit by ground f+
61-613 US 67-14711 : Apr75-Jun76, this was the first helicopter I worked on +
conv HH-3E; preserved Robins AFB museum, Georgia
61-614 US 67-14712 : USAF; conv HH-3E; preserved Sheppard AFB
Sep94 pictured with 82TW, Air Education and Training Co+
61-615 US 67-14713 : USAF; conv HH-3E; preserved Robins AFB museum, Georgia
61-616 US 67-14714 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992
61-617 US 67-14715 : hh-3e USAF; Sep91 type:HH-3E 56th ARS
USAF; conv HH-3E; to US Army
61-618 US 67-14716 : USAF; 67 ARRS w/o 18dec79
Aircraft was on rescue mission north of Reykjavik from +
61-619 US 67-14717 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1994
61-620 US 67-14718 : USAF; conv HH-3E; to Tunisian Air Force
TN L82105 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14718
61-621 US 67-14719 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 33 ARRS w/o 14mar91
Crashed in the sea during night operations off the coas+
61-622 US 67-14720 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 1984 305th ARRS; 1992 AMARC
61-623 US 67-14721 : USAF; w/o 04oct69
61-624 US 67-14722 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992; to Tunisian Air Force
TN L82104 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14722
61-625 US 67-14723 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992; to Tunisian Air Force
TN L82111 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14723
61-626 US 67-14724 : USAF; conv HH-3E; Aug79 pictured with 33 ARRS/PACAF at +
TN L82106 : Tunisia, ex USAF 67-14724
61-627
US 67-14725 : hh-3e USAF; pictured unk date practices lowering a jungle pe+
Crashed in Sonora Pass, California
I was a Navy corpsman assigned to the Marine corps Moun+
1989, I came across the wreckage while deer hunting. No+
61-642 US 69-5798 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1994; to Tunisian Air Force
I have a tail rotor blade off this serial number aircr+
TN L82109 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5798
61-643 US 69-5799 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1991; 1999 to N60EV
US N60EV : ex USAF 69-5799
61-644 US 69-5800 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 102nd RQS (ARRS) w/o 13jun78 New York+
Unfortunately this helicopter was lost in inclement wea+
61-645 US 69-5801 : USAF; conv HH-3E
Sep91 type:HH-3E 56th ARS
TN L82101 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5801
61-646 US 69-5802 : USAF; conv HH-3E; to Tunisian Air Force
hh-3e 1991 type:HH-3E 41st ARS
TN L82102 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5802
61-647 US 69-5803 : USAF; conv HH-3E; to Tunisian Air Force
TN L82110 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5803
61-648 US 69-5804 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992; to Tunisian Air Force
TN ? : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5804
61-649 US 69-5805 : USAF; conv HH-3E; to civ N461R
US N461R : ex USAF 69-5805
US N461R : Aug13 disassembled in the Croman yard in White City, OR
61-650 US 69-5806 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992
61-651 US 69-5807 : USAF; conv HH-3E; w/o 06dec74 Portage Pass Anchorage, A+
61-652 US 69-5808 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1992; to Tunisian Air Force
Originally based Elmendorf AFB ( 71st ARS ? ). One of t+
TN L82107 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5808
61-653 US 69-5809 : USAF; conv HH-3E; 33 RQS w/o 01sep93
61-654 US 69-5810 : USAF; conv HH-3E; wfu 1994
61-655 US 69-5811 : USAF; conv HH-3E; to Tunisian Air Force
TN L82114 : Tunisia, ex USAF 69-5811
61-656 US 69-5812 : hh-3e USAF; last S-61 built for USAF; conv HH-3E; 01apr91 pic+
US N861DR : private at Riddle, OR from Aug97
1990s last seen at Roseburg, OR, airport. This was in t+
US N861DR : Mar15 owned by Siller Bros in California
In parts at Siller Brothers by Aug16
86 C/N.

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