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  • Sikorsky S-61 H-3

    VH-3A Sea King

    1962










    • Sikorsky VH-3A Sea King
    • Sikorsky VH-3A Sea KingPresident Kennedy arriving in a HSS-2Z/VH-3A

    Redesignation of Sikorsky HSS-2Z Sea King executive transport under DoD Tri-Service integrated naming convetion, Oct 1962.
    Presidential transport was first shared between the Marines and the US Army's Executive Flight Detachment.

    The VH-3A has a last small window on the port side. Replaced by the VH-3D in 1974




    Specifications


    Engine: 2 x GE T58-GE-8E 1250 shp
    Capacity: 3 + 8
    Length: (m) 16.7
    Height: (m) 5.13
    Blades: 5
    Rotor diam.: (m) 19
    Disc area: (m2)
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5380     Max: 10000
    Speed: (km/h)     Max: 267
    Range: (km) 1000
    Ceiling: (m) 4480
    Rate/Climb: (m/min) 500
    blueprints


    List of Operators of Sikorsky VH-3A Sea King


    From Organisation with model VH-3A Sea King
    1961
    usa US Navy
        S-61 H-3 355 1961/09
    1962
    usa US Marine Corps
        8 1962/78

    Construction Numbers on database of VH-3A Sea King

    8vh-3a




    Construction Numbers

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    C/NYearHistory
    61-009 1959 US 147145
    61-015 US 148037
    61-019 US 148041
    61-023 US PE 148045,HM-492
    61-086 US 150610
    61-093 US 150611
    61-098 US 150612
    61-103 US 150613
    61-108 US 150614
    61-113 US 150615
    61-118 US 150616
    61-123 US 150617
    12 C/N.


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