Sikorsky S-61 H-3
argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina

Argentine Air Force

Del'd: 2 - 1974 to 1990

  • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3
  • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3
  • Fuerza Aerea Argentina S-61 H-3

Initially used for Antarctic supply missions operating from the Argentine Navy icebreaker. After the Chinooks arrived, they were reconfigured for Search and Rescue and VIP duties

@ (optional)     Send


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1980/90AAP Mariano Moreno
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
1974/90VII Brigada Aerea Mariano Moreno
Goose Green
AQ Vicecomodoro Marambio

List of Aircraft

Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    61-763 S-61R 1975     BSH-72: FAA new built d/d 1975; BSH-72 as SAR helo; Final career bri+
    61-466 S-61N 1969     H-71: FAA d/d sep74. ex N82772. wfu 1980. sold as LV-OCL then ZS-H+
Carson Helicopters N82772: Carson; 09Jul73 damaged at sea; canc 28aug74; to Argent+

Helicopteros Marinos LV-OCL: HM ex FAA; 1982 Falklands/Malvinas War as SAR; 1986 pic+

Court Helicopters ZS-HRU: Court d/d 03feb87: ex LV-OCL; w/o 17sep92 off Cape Town

Wrecked while landing on a ship during adverse weather.+

Latest News

RUAG Gets EASA Approval for Night Vision Systems

Metro Aviation MetroAlert App

Turkish Police Bell 429 Training in Palm Beach

Behind the Scenes ADAC H145 Mountain Rescue

Medical Ansat Delivered to GTLK

Humberside Medevac Woman from Cruise Ship

CAE to Provide NH90 Training to Qatar

Elbit to Provide SAR Solution to Undisclosed Country



Promote Your Services Here

share facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Your Services Here