Sikorsky S-61 H-3

HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

USAF CSAR version with uprated engines, armor plate, additional fuel tanks and rescue hoist.
Eight aircraft built and 50 CH-3Es were converted to this standard

  HH-3E Jolly Green Giant News

HH-60W Named Jolly Green II

HH-60W Named Jolly Green II

27-Feb-20 - Following the tradition of the Vietnam era combat rescue helicopters HH-3E Jolly Green and HH-53 Super Jolly Green, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett revealed the name of USAF newest helicopter during the Air Warfare Symposium AWS20 #JollyGreenII

Specifications HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

Engine 2 x GE T58-GE-5 1500 shp
Capacity 4 + 25
Length (m) 17.45
Height (m) 5.5
Blades 5
Rotor diam. (m) 18.9
Disc area (m2) 280.5
Weight (kgs) Empty: 6095     Max: 10000
Speed (km/h) Cruise: 248     Max: 264
Range (km) 417
Ceiling (m) 3960
Rate/Climb (m/min) 463

  List of Operators of HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

Years Model Org
1962/94 S-61 H-3 usa US Air Force

  Global Distribution of HH-3E Jolly Green Giant


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