Sikorsky S-65C-2
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austria Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte


Austrian Air Force





Del'd: 2 - 1970 to 1981






The Ostereichische Luftstreitkrafte (Austrian Air Force) ordered 2 Sikorsky S-65C-2 heavy transport helicopters in 1969. Sikorsky built these on the CH-53D airframe and engines, but without the inflight refueling probe. They were delivered in Sep 1970 and served with 2 Staffel, HelikopterGeswader 3 until 15 May 1981 when they were sold to Israel.


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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1970/81Fl.3 Linz / Hörsching



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65-223 1971     5L-MA: S-65C-2, c/n 65-223, ff?; del Austrian Air Force as S-65Oe 5+
Israeli Air Force 065: ex IAF 665, upgrade to Yasur 2000 type

Israeli Air Force 665: ex 5L-MA, as it is from austrian service
65-224 1971     5L-MB: S-65C-2, c/n 65-224, ff?; del Austrian Air Force as S-65Oe 5+
Israeli Air Force 666: S-65C-2, c/n 65-224, ff?; del Austrian Air Force as S-6+

Israeli Air Force 066: S-65C-2, c/n 65-224, ff?; del Austrian Air Force as S-6+