Sikorsky S-61 H-3

1959











Construction Numbers

Help Us

C/NBuilt asYearHistory
Filter    
61-101 hss-2 US 149684 : sh-3h 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+
61-102 hss-2 US 149690 : USN; conv SH-3H; 27nov79 Stricken from US Navy list
61-103 vh-3a US 150613 : HMX-1; HSS-2Z; 1962 VH-3A; US Army marks; preserved at +
61-104 hss-2 US 149691 : USN; SH-3A HS-11 w/o 26feb64
61-105 hss-2 US 149692 : USN; SH-3A HS-2 w/o 13may67
Military 1965 Age: 20 US ATN Thomas F. Cullen, from NJ +
the helicopter had a sonar device attached to a 'boom' +
61-106 hss-2 US 149693 : USN; conv SH-3H; w/o 07jan78 /AJ-734 HS-9 USS Nimitz (C+
61-107 hss-2 US 149694 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 1977 to AMARC/9H0006; back to service;+
1989 SH-3G type NAS Oceana base flight./7R-694
61-108 vh-3a US 150614 : USMC HSS-2Z; HMX-1 VH-3A; 1977 AMARC/9H0003; 1995 Naval+
NVH-3A type HMX-1 2014; Dec16 still
61-109 hss-2 US 149695 : sh-3g US Navy; conv SH-3G; 1995 preserved Gate Guardian NAS +
61-110 hss-2 US 149696 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; HS-3 w/o 13sep81
61-111 hss-2 US 149697 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 06feb63
61-112 hss-2 US 149698 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G
61-113 vh-3a US 150615 : USMC HSS-2Z; 1997 std
10nov97 seen inside PEMCO hangar at Dothan MAP, Alabama+
61-114 hss-2 US 149699 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; HC-1 Det6 w/o 08may72
61-115 hss-2 US 149700 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; VC-8 w/o 15jun80, lost rotor blade in +
61-116 hss-2 US 149701 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-7 w/o 28jan82
61-117 hss-2 US 149702 : sh-3h 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
61-118 vh-3a US 150616 : USMC HSS-2Z; HMX-1; 1998 as /HU-33 HC-2
61-119 hss-2 US 149703 : USN; SH-3A HS-4 w/o 25feb65
61-120 hss-2 US 149704 : USN; conv to Point Mugu, CA NSH-3A type (satellite came+
61-121 hss-2 US 149705 : USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC/9H0083
US N705WW : s-61t State Dept from Sep10, conv to S-61T; Oct14 pictured no+
canc 13mar17, fate unk
61-122 hss-2 US 149706 : uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 17jan06 Stricken from US N+
61-123 vh-3a US 150617 : HMX-1; HSS-2Z; 1962 VH-3A; ret 1976; 2005 restored at +
150617 : Last flight from White House to Andrews AFB chief pilot+
61-124 hss-2 US 149707 : USN; SH-3A HC-1 w/o 08feb70
61-125 hss-2 US 149708 : USN HSS-2 redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 10sep0+
sh-3h 1989 SH-3H type as HS-15 /AE-613
uh-3h 1990-1991 UH-3H type asg HC-1 aboard USS Tripoli (LPH-1+
61-126 hss-2 US 149709 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 21jan63
61-127 hss-2
US 149710 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 10apr81
my recall of the events
61-128 hss-2 US 149711 : HS-11 /AB-613, noted aboard USS America at Spithead, be+
sh-3h 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+
Apr99 UH-3H HC-85 / NW-611
61-129 hss-2 US 149712 : USN; conv SH-3H; 26aug76 Stricken from US Navy list
US N13491 : Carson 1982; ex 149712
61-130 hss-2 US 149713 : USN; conv SH-3H; 1994 AMARC/9H0085; to civ
US N612CK : Croman Corp from 2003
Nov18 as Croman SH-3H (Croman Corp bought the aircraft +
61-131 hss-2 US 149714 : USN; SH-3A HS-9 w/o 14nov63
61-132 hss-2 US 149715 : USN; SH-3A HS-6 w/o 16aug63
61-133 hss-2 US 149716 : USN; SH-3A HS-9 w/o 12jul68
61-134 hss-2 US 149717 : USN; conv to SH-3H; 09oct87 pictured as as /AJ-614 HS-9+
sh-3h 1988 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-614
61-135 hss-2 US 149718 : uh-3h USN HSS-2, redesig SH-3A 1962; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H;+
25/28sep82 HS-11 /AB-614, noted aboard USS America at S+
2007 UH-3H refurbished by Clayton internacional in USA;+
AR 0882 : ARA d/d oct08 as 2-H-241, UH-3H type; 04may11 pictured +
Sep15 video at Punta Belgrano naval base training rescu+
61-136 hss-2 US 149719 : Oct86 pictured as HS-14 /NE-612 aboard the USS Ranger a+
conv SH-3H unk; 1993 AMARC/9H0056
61-137 hss-2 US 149720 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 1978 AMARC/9H0014; to Carson ?
61-138 hss-2 US 149721 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-7 w/o 06nov74
Off USS Saratoga, an S-2 Tracker saw lights in the wat+
61-139 hss-2 US 149722 : uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; w/o 31aug04 HC-2 on USS Pr+
61-140 hss-2 US 149723 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC/9H0043; to NASA as 538; 200+
US 736 : ex USN 149723
US N723AW : 28 Apr 2011 Departed AMARC to enter a DoS sponsored re-+
US : Carson; ex 149723
61-141 hss-2 US 149724 : sh-3h 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+
61-142 hss-2 US 149725 : USN; Apr83 pictured (pic1) as HS-2 /NE-1 on USS Kitty +
14apr88 pictured (pic2) as HS-3 /AA-614 on USS Saratog+
uh-3h conv UH-3H; AMARC 9H0110
Sep99 uh-3h type on static display at Oceana airshow
17jun06 Stricken from US Navy list
IN IN540 : uh-3h Indian Navy /40 2007, UH-3H type
61-143 S-61N 1962 US N4585 : Sikorsky S-61N del Mitsubishi as M61-001 JA9506, rtnd +
JP JA9506 : Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in kit form reassembled as+
US N94565 : Mitsubishi S-61 M61-001
UK G-AYOM : BEA Helicopters from 30dec70, details whilst in the uk +
UK G-AYOM : BAH from 26jan73; 17may77 Only recorded accident: under+
BAH noted in service at Aberdeen 11Jul78
BAH again from 31jul85
UK G-AYOM : British Caledonian Helicopters from 13jun84 (loan), rtn+
UK G-AYOM : BIH from Aug85-Jan93
UK G-AYOM : Brintel Helicopters Jan93-Mar98
UK G-AYOM : Bond Helicopters Mar/Jun 1998
IE EI-SAR : CHC Ireland from Jun98
Jan14 being dismanteled with EI-GCE at Weston, Dublin
07may14 seen at Seaforth Docks Liverpool, ready for shi+
IE EI-SAR : Irish Coast Guard 1998-2013, op by CHC
May12 still with Coast Guard rescue and based in Waterf+
10dec13 13:00hs will stand to complete its last SAR wat+
61-144 hss-2 US 149726 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G ?; conv SH-3H; 18nov85 HS-12 USS Midway+
61-145 ch-3b 1962 US 62-12574 : Sikorsky S-61A c/n 61-145, ff?; del USAF as CH-3B 62-12+
US 212574 : toc 15dec74
sh-3g 3may77
sh-3h 14may77
w/o 3aug84 with HS-6.
61-146 hss-2 US 149728 : uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 2004 HC-2 /HU-748; 27oct0+
1985?-2002 at NAS Patuxent River. First as SH-3H test b+
61-147 hss-2 1960 US 149729 : sh-3g USN, 1962 redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3G
1993 AMARC/9H0049
US 149729 : 1973-1974 SH-3G type as HMX-1 /MX-14
1973 pictured as SH-3G type HMX-1 /MX-14 over Washingto+
US N81697 : Carson, canc Jul07
US N9696W : Sky Cats Puma Apr08-Jul12
US N9696W : Withrotor Aviation Inc at Lakeview, OR from Jul12
Nov18 used in wild land firefighting and construction o+
61-148 hss-2 US 149730 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-11 w/o 18aug83
HS-11 /AB-611, noted aboard USS America at Spithead, be+
Aircraft sank in 7,000 ft (2133 m) of water in The Tong+
61-149 hss-2 US 149731 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 01oct87 pictured as /HU-740 HC-2 Deser+
61-150 hss-2 US 149732 : USN; w/o 16may72 SH-3A with HC-2 on USS America (CV-66)+
One engine stalled on take off when full of fuel, l+
61-151 hss-2 US 149733 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; HC-2; 1993 AMARC/9H0047
61-152 ch-3b 1962 US 62-12575 : Sikorsky S-61A, c/n 61-152, ff?; del USAF as CH-3B 62-1+
US 212575 : Sikorsky S-61A USAF CH-3B 62-12575; to US Navy conv SH-+
toc 15dec74
sh-3g 26apr77 conv SH-3G
US N575AW : s-61t US Department of State from Aug10; auctioned off GSA by+
61-153 hss-2 US 149735 : USN; conv SH-3H; 1992 as /AA-611 HS-9 on USS Saratoga (+
US N735WS : s-61t US Department of State from Aug10; conv to S-61T; Apr19+
61-154 hss-2 US 149736 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-12 w/o 19sep81 tail rotor failure
61-155 hss-2 US 149734 : USN; HS-7 w/o 07may64
61-156 hss-2 US 149737 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; HC-2; 1978 AMARC/9H0011
61-157 hss-2 US 149738 : sh-3h 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
Feb19 resides now on display at Hickory Aviation Museum+
61-158 hss-2 US 149893 : sh-3g US Navy; conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 22oct73
61-159 S-61N 1962 US N652X : Sikorsky S-61N, c/n 61-159, ff?; reg Sikorsky as N652X +
PK AP-AOA : Sikorsky S-61N, c/n 61-159, ff?; reg Sikorsky as N652X +
61-160 hss-2 1963 US 149894 : c/n 61-160, ff:?; del USN as HSS-2, 149894, 14Mar63; re+
sh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; 1986 appear on the Top Gun movie; 17no+
61-161 ch-3b 1962 US 62-12576 : Sikorsky S-61A, c/n 61-161, ff?; del USAF as CH-3B 62-1+
US N1048Y : Croman d/d 1987; ex 62-12576; 2004 preserved Allentown,+
Nov18 S-61A type, flies on wild land firefighting and +
61-162 hss-2 US 149727 : USN; conv SH-3H; 1988 pictured on low-cammo as HS-5 /AJ+
Apr.95 as HS-7 /AC-611 on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN+
1989 SH-3H type HS-1 ./AR-448
US : Carson; ex 149727
61-163 hss-2 US 149895 : USN; SH-3A HS-2 w/o 23may67
61-164 S-61N AU VH-UHK : Helicopter Utilities Pty 1970, ex N94569; 1972 to Airfa+
CA C-GOKZ : Okanagan Helicopters; ex VH-UHK
61-165 hss-2 US 149896 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A; 03may73 Stricken from US Navy list
61-166 hss-2 US 149897 : uh-3h USN; 05apr76 pictured as SH-3A type /UA-11 VC-1 off O+
61-167 hss-2 US 149898 : USN; conv SH-3H; Sep.1980 as /AJ-731 HS-9 on USS Nimitz+
sh-3h 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; auctioned +
61-168 hss-2 US 149899 : sh-3h 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+
61-169 hss-2 US 149900 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-7 w/o 21may86 in Caribbean or Medit+
61-170 hss-2 US 149901 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 26mar68
61-171 hss-2 US 149902 : USN; conv SH-3H; 07jul87 pictured as /614 HS-4 lowering+
Apr99 UH-3H HC-85 / NW-615
uh-3h conv UH-3H; 2005 with HC-85 at MCAS Miramar, California+
61-172 hss-2 US 149903 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A; to civ
03may91 my log book shows I flew this aircraft. I was a+
US N51953 : Siller Helicopters; ex 149903
61-173 hss-2 US 149904 : sh-3h 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+
61-174 hss-2 US 149905 : USN; conv SH-3H; 1992 AMARC/9H0037
61-175 hss-2 US 149906 : uh-3h US Navy; 2001 HC-2 /HU-747
uh-3h USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 2004 AMARC/9H0105
61-176 hss-2 US 149907 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 18dec64
61-177 hss-2 US 149908 : USN; SH-3A HC-7 110det w/o 20feb70
While on approach to USS Constellation (CV-64), Yankee +
61-178 hss-2 US 149909 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 12jan67
61-179 ch-124 1962 CA 4001 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-179, del Royal Canadian Navy as +
CA 12401 : Nov80 pictured at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Quayside, UK
ex 4001. One of 6 CH-124B updated with HELTAS to CH-124+
61-180 hss-2 US 149910 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-6 w/o 23feb89
61-181 hss-2 US 149911 : USN; SH-3A HS-8 w/o 15aug63
61-182 hss-2 US 149912 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A; to SH-3G type
sh-3g conv SH-3G; HC-1 w/o 14oct76
61-183 hss-2 US 149913 : USN; conv SH-3H; Nov.79 as /JA-22 VX-1 at Naval Air Tes+
61-184 hss-2 1963 US 149914 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A
sh-3g conv to SH-3G
US N5193Y : Silver Bay Logging Inc at Juneau, AK
Aircraft Guarantee Holdings & Trust Trustee at Houston,+
Oct12 at Miri, Malaysia
21mar16 undergoing maintanence at Seletar, Singapore
61-185 hss-2 US 149915 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; 1978 AMARC/9H0012; preserved as /UP-72+
61-186 hss-2 1963 US 149916 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A CSAR variant
US N3173U : s-61t Carson from Nov10; pictured (pic1) after conversion to +
US N3173U : Siller from May11
US N3173U : 18aug14 pictured (pic2) with County of Los Angeles, Dep+
61-187 hss-2 US 149917 : USN; conv SH-3H; May77 pictured as HS-15 /001 on USS A+
US N350DA : Carson; 2008 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149917
61-188 hss-2 US 149918 : 1968 pictured SH-3D type HS-5 /AT-55 as recovery aircra+
uh-3h conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; w/o 16sep99 VC-8 /GF-12, Roose+
61-189 ch-124 1963
CA 4002 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-189, del Royal Canadian Navy as +
10nov67 pictured at sea on HMCS Bonaventure days before+
w/o 30nov67 off of Bermuda
61-190 hss-2 US 149919 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; VC-1; 1993 AMARC/9H0048
61-191 ch-124 1963 CA 4003 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-191, del Royal Canadian Navy as +
CA 12403 : CAF; ex 4003
61-192 hss-2 US 149920 : USN; SH-3A HS-2 w/o 06aug66
61-193 hss-2 US 149921 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-1 w/o 01oct82
61-194 S-61B 1963 JP : Sikorsky S-61B-2, cn 61-194, export to Mitsubishi in ki+
61-195 hss-2 US 149922 : hh-3a USN; conv HH-3A; HC-9; 1990 AMARC/9H0018
61-196 hss-2 US 149923 : sh-3d US Navy; 1989 SH-3D type HS-75./NW-615
USN; conv SH-3H; 1993 AMARC/9H0055
61-197 hss-2 US 149924 : USN; SH-3A HS-2 w/o 06jul67
61-198 hss-2 US 149925 : sh-3g USN; conv SH-3G; fate unk
61-199 hss-2 US 149926 : USN; SH-3A HS-4 w/o 05feb66
61-200 hss-2 US 149927 : USN; conv SH-3H; HS-1 w/o 25jun82


Top Page     |     Page 3    



share     facebook     twitter     linkedin