Sikorsky S-61 H-3

SH-3D Sea King

Improved version of SH-3A ASW helicopter for the US Navy. Featured uprated engines and more advanced avionics and ASW equipment / sonar.

Specifications SH-3D Sea King

Engine 2 x GE T58-10 1450 shp
Capacity 3 + 28
Length (m) 16.7
Height (m) 5.13
Blades 5
Rotor diam. (m) 19
Disc area (m2)
Weight (kgs) Empty: 5380     Max: 9300
Speed (km/h)     Max: 267
Range (km) 1000
Ceiling (m) 4480
Rate/Climb (m/min) 500

  List of Operators of SH-3D Sea King

Years Model Org
1961/09 S-61 H-3 usa US Navy
1966/22 S-61 H-3 spain Arma Aerea de la Armada Española
1970-    S-61 H-3 brazil Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil
1972-    S-61 H-3 argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
1973-    S-61 H-3 usa Carson Helicopters
1980-    S-61 H-3 usa Croman Corp
2010-    S-61 H-3 peru Marina de Guerra del Peru
2010/18 S-61 H-3 usa US Department of State

S-61 H-3 usa State of California

  Global Distribution of SH-3D Sea King


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