Sikorsky S-61 H-3
united kingdom Bristow

1972 to 2015

@ (optional)     Send


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2004/13Bristow (Den Helder)NL De Kooy
1983/98Bristow (Falklands) RAF Mount Pleasant
Port Stanley

List of Aircraft

Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    61-467 S-61N 1969     G-AZNE: suffered a hard landing on the drill ship Glomar north Sea, +
Sikorsky Helicopters N6967R: Sikorsky Apr/May 1969, to I-EVME

Elivie I-EVME: Ischia - Elivie (Napoli-Capri-Sorrento shuttle), to VR-+

- VR-BDU: Brunei, to G-AZNE
    61-473 s61n.mk2 1970     G-AZRF: Bristow May72-Apr87, to France
- PK-HBT: Sikorsky serial N6982R, to G-AZRF

- N9115Z: canc Apr88

CHC South Africa ZS-HSZ: CHC, noted 2003; lsd as 8Q-BUZ

Coulson Aircrane C-FTNK: Coulson Aircrane
    61-493 S-61N 1972     G-BAKA: Bristow from 1972 to Apr87
- N9119Z: canc Oct89

- HK-3445X: Colombia, to ZS-HVJ

CHC South Africa ZS-HVJ: CHC Africa Oct89-Sep10

US Department of State N408GG: US State Dept Jul11-, also as N493WR

US Department of State N493WR: US State Dept from Jul11
    61-702 S-61N 1972     G-BAKB: Bristow Dec72-Apr87, to France
Erickson N9118M: Erickson leasing 1990-1991

Court Helicopters ZS-HHN: Court, to be confirmed

hayes forest services C-FHFS: Hayes Heli-Log Services ; w/o 15jan01 at Porteau Cove, +
    61-703 S-61N 1972     G-BAKC: Bristow Dec72-Apr87, to France as unk
Croman Corp N9119S: Croman ?-1997

- C-FHCH: D.K. Heli-Cropper at Mt Lehman BC, Mar-Nov 1997

Croman Corp N9119S: Croman canc Dec10

Coulson Aircrane C-GJQE: Coulson 2011

Croman Corp N9119S: Croman again Jun11-Apr15

EP Aviation N9119S: Oct13 with EP Aviation in Afghanistan

EP Aviation N807AR: EP Aviation from 08apr15

15jun15 at Kingsland, GA
    61-471 s61n.mk2 1969     G-BBGS: Bristow Aug73-Apr87; Aug77 pictured at Aberdeen, Scotland; t+
- VR-BDO: Bristow reg Brunei 23Dec69, Jan70 from USA to Malaysia

Court Helicopters ZS-RAX: Court Helicopters South Africa, ex N9116R

US Department of State N561EH: US Dept State 2011, cur

US Department of State N471WR: US Dept State 2011, cur
    61-712 s61n.mk2 1973     G-BBHL: Bristow Nov73-Sep08, Sikorsky serial N4032S
Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BBHL: HM Coastguard, owned and maintained by Bristow; 2003 ba+

EP Aviation N364HH: Ep Aviation from Nov08
    61-713 s61n.mk2 1973     G-BBHM: 1997 Aberdeen to Dhaka, Bangladesh
- 8Q-HUM: Maldives Islands Dec91-May93, rtn Bristow

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BBHM: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2002 based at Portland on+
    61-714 S-61N 1973     G-BBHN: Bristow Dec73-Oct78, to Malaysia
Bristow Malaysia 9M-AWN: Bristow Malaysia

- N160J: Washington Times Aviation Jul04-Nov05

Tongil Air HL9287: South Korea, Tongil Air; w/o 27feb10, burnt out after +
    61-718 s61n.mk2 1973     G-BBVA: Bristow Feb74-Sep08, to N364FH
Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BBVA: HM Coastguard operated by Bristow

EP Aviation N364FH: EP Aviation Apr10
    61-720 s61n.mk2 1973     G-BBVB: Bristow apr74-Jan83, to Malaysia
Bristow Malaysia 9M-PCM: Bristow Malaysia, to N15JX

- N15JX: Jun/Nov 2009

Tongil Air HL9484: South Korea, Tongil Air Systems Nov09
    61-735 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BCLA: Bristow Nov74-Oct86
Bristow Malaysia 9M-ELF: Bristow Malaysia from Nov86

Malaysian Helicopter Sevices Aviation Berhad 9M-AVT: MHS, noted 2005

Aero Peace HL9297: Aero Peace, South Korea by 2017
    61-736 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BCLB: Bristow Dec74-Jul77
Bristow Malaysia 9M-AVQ: Bristow Malaysia, ex G-BCLB

Tongil Air HL9275: Tongil Air Systems, noted 2007-2009
    61-737 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BCLC: Bristow Jan75-Jan08, for HM Coastguard
Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BCLC: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2003 based at Sumburgh i+

Sky Cats Puma Corp N502SC: Sky Cats Puma Corp Mar08-Mar14; conv to S-61 Short

04jun11 pictured near Yorkville, Illinois

Construction Helicopters Inc N502SC: Heligroup 502 Llc at Missoula, MT from Mar14; CHI Aviat+
    61-739 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BCLD: Bristow from Feb75; Jun05 to 9M-BED
Bristow Malaysia 9M-BED: Bristow Malaysia Jun05-Jul06, lsd G-BCLD

Akhdar Dayem Association AD-1601: Lebannon Akdar Dayem Jul09, ex G-BCLD
    61-750 s61n.mk2 1975     G-BDII: Bristow Sep75-Feb85; to Malaysia
Bristow Malaysia 9M-ELF: Bristow Malaysia Mar-Nov 1985, rtn UK
    61-751 s61n.mk2 1975     G-BDIJ: Bristow Oct75-May83, to Malaysia
Bristow Malaysia 9M-AYF: Bristow Malaysia May83-Jun84, back to G-BDIJ

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BDIJ: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2003 based at Lee-on-Sol+

US Department of State N436LC: State Dept from Oct10, rereg N751AW

US Department of State N751AW: Jul13 Baghdad, Iraq

17feb15 seen flying along the coast adjacent to RAF Akr+

07jul15 at Coventry City, UK

12jul16 GSA Auction on sale with N216WW. To be confirm+
    61-765 s61n.mk2 1976     G-BDOC: May09 in SAR-Meet 2009 at Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands
Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BDOC: Bristow owned and operated G-BDOC was assigned to Sumbu+

attended the fire and explosions at the Piper Alpha pla+

Owned and maintained by Bristow Helicopters on behalf o+

HM Coast Guard Oscar Charlie 1985-2007

US Department of State N426GE: US State Dept Nov11
    61-470 s61n.mk2 1969     G-BDRH: Bristow Feb76-Feb77, to Australia
- VR-BDN: Bristow reg Brunei 23Dec69, Jan70 from USA to Malaysia

Bristow Malaysia 9M-ARV: Bristow Malaysia Oct72

Bristow Australia VH-BHY: Bristow Australia 1977-1984

Court Helicopters ZS-HXX: Court Helicoptrs South Africa, ex N9116Y

- N232AC: AUTEC/Csc Applied Tech West Palm Beach Florida from 20+

PAE Applied Technologies LLC, West Palm Beach, FL from +
    61-766 s61n.mk2 1977     G-BEKI: Bristow Apr77-Jun77, to Malaysia
Bristow Malaysia 9M-AVO: Bristow Malaysia

EP Aviation N103WF: EP Aviation Apr10
    61-768 s61n.mk2 1977     G-BEKJ: Bristow Apr/Jun 1977 for Malaysia
Malaysian Helicopter Sevices Aviation Berhad 9M-AVP: MHS, noted 2003
    61-745 s61n.mk2 1978     G-BFMY: Bristow Mar78-Jun00; 23apr00 pictured at Wicken Park Farm, W+
Evergreen Helicopters N4040S: Evergreen Helicopters; to G-BFMY

Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PP-MNL: Aeroleo taxi aereo 2000-2010; ex G-BFMY; to N420SC

Carson Helicopters N420SC: Carson 2010; ex PP-MNL
    61-809 s61n.mk2 1978     G-BFRI: Bristow 1978-2006; to BIH
G-BFRI: UN 2000 (Bristow)

British International Helicopters G-BFRI: British International Helicopters Aug06

used for personnel ferrying in JW14-2 during Oct 2014

06apr15 pictured (top) on USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) duri+

provided logistic support for JW15-1 from Stornoway dur+

13oct15 pictured (bot) on HMCS Halifax (FFH 330) off th+
    61-819 s61n.mk2 1979     G-BGWJ: 23apr00 pic at Wicken Park Farm, Wicken, Northants
British Executive Air Services G-BGWJ: BEAS Aug88-Jul00

US Department of State N364DZ: State Dept 29Sep08

US Department of State N819WC: State Dept 26Aug10
    61-820 s61n.mk2 1979     G-BGWK: Bristow Jul00-Jun09, to Lebanon
British Executive Air Services G-BGWK: BEAS Nov82-Jul00, op by Bristow; to N1346C

- N1346C: USA unk

Akhdar Dayem Association AD-1603: del Akhdar Dayem, Beirut, Lebanon as AD-1603, Jun09.
    61-821 s61n.mk2 1979     G-BGWL: Bristow Oct79-May80; to Canada
- C-GMQF: ex G-BGWL, to N611RM

- C-FMAG: to N264F

- N264F: Wells Fargo 2001-2004

Coulson Aircrane C-FXEC: Coulson 2004, ex N264F; canc, to Brazil?
    61-824 s61n.mk2 1980     G-BHOF: Bristow Feb80-Apr94, to LN-ONK
- LN-ONK: May94-May95

- G-LAWS: Laws Helicopters Ltd Jul99-Nov04

air harrods ltd G-DAWS: Air Harrods Nov04-May06

British International Helicopters G-VIPZ: BIH May06-Jun09

Dec08 flew on this to Tresco Island, Isles of Scilly. A+

- G-VIPZ: Heli Med Ltd Jun09-Jun10

US Department of State N824WA: US State Dept Jan11-Sep16, also as N408SC

Croman Corp N627CK: Croman Corp from Sep16; training at Yuma by Dec16
    61-825 s61n.mk2 1980     G-BHOG: Bristow Mar80-Sep97, to Brazil
Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PT-YEK: Aeroleo Taxi Aereo 1997-2002

British International Helicopters G-BHOG: BIH Aug06-Sep11

Carson Helicopters N457FC: Carson Oct11, cur

US Department of State N825WL: US Dept State Oct11, cur
    61-827 s61n.mk2 1980     G-BHOH: Bristow Apr80-Mar07; 23apr00 pictured at Wicken Park Farm,Wi+
Croman Corp N616CK: Croman 2007, ex G-BHOH; 2008 all grey livery; 2009 yell+
    61-716 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BIHH: Bristow Sep92-Sep93
Air Greenland OY-HBE: Gronlandsfly 1974-1980

British Caledonian Helicopter G-BIHH: BCH Nov80-Sep88

Malaysian Helicopter Sevices Aviation Berhad 9M-SSK: MHS Aviation Oct88-Aug92

Court Helicopters ZS-RDV: Court 1993-1999

CHC South Africa ZS-RDV: CHC South Africa from 1999, to Canada as unk

EP Aviation N408HH: EP Aviation from Jun10

2012-pre Afghanistan
    61-752 s61n.mk2 1974     G-BIMU: 15sep12 pictured (top) at De Kooy, Netherlands during Heldai+
- VH-CRU: Australia, Sikorsky serial N4024S

British Caledonian Helicopter G-BIMU: Caledonian Helicopters Jan81-May90

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BIMU: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 24aug97 Main rotor tips d+

May09 participated in SAR-Meet 2009 at Leeuwarden air b+

- N7563W: Withrotor Aviation at Lakeview, OR from Apr16
    61-822 s61n.mk2 1979     G-BPWB: 15sep12 pictured at De Kooy, Netherlands during Heldair show
Irish Helicopters EI-BHO: Irish Helicopters 1979-1989, all red livery

Irish Helicopters 1991-1997; Rescue for the Department +

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-BPWB: HM Coastguard, op by Bristow; 2003 asg Portland and c+

Air Greenland OY-HUF: Airgreenland; May16 Mayor inspection at Nuuk
    61-761 S-61N 1977     G-BXSN: Bristow Feb98-Feb01
ERA Helicopters N611EH: S-61N-63 d/d ERA 16feb77

- VH-IMQ: Okanagan Helicopters Australia, noted Apr80, ex VH-PTF

Okanagan Helicopters C-GPOH: Okanagan, noted Aug81

Irish Helicopters EI-BLY: Irish Helicopters 1986

1994 Apeared in the film War of the Buttons, filmed in +

Air Logistics N161AL: Air Logistics Mar01

- PR-MDS: Brazil, Apr03-Jan05, to N761N

VIH Helicopters Ltd C-FHCH: VIH Helicopters Dec05-Sep06, ex N761N

Cougar Helicopters C-FHCH: Cougar Sep06-Apr12

EP Aviation N803AR: EP Aviation from 24apr12, conv S-61T?

Latest News

CAE to Provide NH90 Training to Qatar

Elbit to Provide SAR Solution to Undisclosed Country

ADAC Leased Four H135 for German Army Training

Heliconia AW139 Service Centre for Honeywell

Sloane AW139 Service for Isles of Scilly from 2019

Bell 505 Bearpaws by DART Aerospace

Qatar Ordered 28 NH90 and 16 H125

Air Ambulance Interior for the AW109SP



Promote Your Services Here

share facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Your Services Here