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    61-236 hss-2     -: Carson; 2001 Perkasie, PA; ex 151532
United States Naval Aviation 151532: USN; conv SH-3G; to civ
    61-261 hss-2     -: Carson; as hull/spares; ex 151548
United States Naval Aviation 151548: USN; conv SH-3G; w/o 24oct74; to Carson
    61-140 hss-2     -: Carson; ex 149723
United States Naval Aviation 149723: USN; conv SH-3G; 1993 AMARC/9H0043; to NASA as 538; 200+

National Aeronautics and Space Administration 736: ex USN 149723

US Department of State N723AW: 28 Apr 2011 Departed AMARC to enter a DoS sponsored re-+
    61-162 hss-2     -: Carson; ex 149727
United States Naval Aviation 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
    61-598 hh-3f     -: Feb16 wreckage at Carson Helicopters Perkasie Heliport
US Coast Guard 1433: USCG HH-3F

1969 to CGAS New Orleans as first operation unit with H+

Mar74-Oct75 flew this bird along with the 1468 and 1479+

1989/90 I was station in ATC Mobile Alabama. We did a u+

13oct92 pictured wfu at CGAS Elizabeth City
    61-664 hh-3f     ?: Carson from May06
US Coast Guard 1487: USCG CGAS Clearwater

1980s pictured at CGAS Clearwater

22jul93 to AMARC/440037; sold May06 to Carson Helicopte+
    61-242 S-61N 1964     N116AZ: Carson from Apr88; 2003/04 with Helicopters Victoria as Heli+
ANSETT-ANA VH-BRI: Ansett Transport Ltd reg Sep64; 1968 to Ansett Airlines+

- VH-BHO: Barrack Aviation Nov86; 1988 to VH-FCV canc, to Carson +

EP Aviation N116AZ: EP Aviation from Apr10
    61-129 hss-2     N13491: Carson 1982; ex 149712
United States Naval Aviation 149712: USN; conv SH-3H; 26aug76 Stricken from US Navy list
    61-472 S-61N 1969     N302Y: Carson Helicopters Inc from Jul06
Okanagan Helicopters C-FDWC: Okanagan 12mar70 as CF-DWC, reser C-FDWC, Sikorsky seri+

- YV-323C: Venezuela, to N302Y
    61-186 hss-2 1963     N3173U: s-61t Carson from Nov10; pictured (top) after conversion to S-61T +
United States Naval Aviation 149916: USN; conv HH-3A CSAR variant

Siller Brothers Inc N3173U: Siller from May11

State of California N3173U: 18aug14 pictured (bot) with County of Los Angeles, Depa+
    61-239 hss-2 1964     N349FC: Carson 2008; ex 151535; 2010 conv S-61T
United States Naval Aviation 151535: US Navy; 1989 SH-3D type HS-75./NW-614

USN; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 26sep05 pictured as NAS Wh+
    61-117 hss-2     N349RH: Caston; 2008 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149702
United States Naval Aviation 149702: US Navy; 1988 SH-3H type HS-9./AJ-610

USN; conv SH-3G; conv SH-3H; conv UH-3H; 17jan06 Strick+
    61-187 hss-2     N350DA: Carson; 2008 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149917
United States Naval Aviation 149917: USN; conv SH-3H; May77 pictured as HS-15 /001 on USS A+
    61-361 S-61N 1966     N408FS: s-61t Carson Apr/Jun 2010, N611HU ntu; conv to S-61T Triton
Helikopter Service LN-ORH: Helikopter Service, to EC-115


Maritime Safety Agency EC-FMZ: SASEMAR, pictured (pic1)

EP Aviation N408FS: EP Aviation from Jun10

Oct13 at FOB Shank, Afghanistan

18may16 picture (pic2) at FOB Dahlke, Afghanistan
    61-745 s61n.mk2 1978     N420SC: Carson 2010; ex PP-MNL
Evergreen Helicopters N4040S: Evergreen Helicopters; to G-BFMY

Bristow G-BFMY: Bristow Mar78-Jun00; 23apr00 pictured at Wicken Park Fa+

Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PP-MNL: Aeroleo taxi aereo 2000-2010; ex G-BFMY; to N420SC
    61-815 S-61N 1979     N4228S: Sikorsky S-61N-82, c/n 61-815, ff?; del Carson Helicopters a+
- VH-PTE: reser VH-IMS, to C-GOLH

Okanagan Helicopters C-GOLH: jan81 pictured at Vancouver International airport after+


- G-BIMV: Managment Aviation Ltd Feb81-Jan83

Thai Aviation Service HS-HTA: TAS from 2001

Thai Aviation Service HS-HTH: TAS Jan97-Jul00

Canadian Helicopters Ltd C-GJQN: Canadian Helicopters from Jan11
    61-818 S-61N 1979     N4240S: Sikorsky S-61N-83, c/n 61-818, ff?; del Carson Helicopters a+
    61-522 ch-3c 1964     N42626: Carson 1994; ex 63-9690
US Air Force 63-9690: Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-522, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 63-9+

10nov64, brand new, pictured in southern Missouri durin+

    61-551 ch-3c 1966     N4263A: Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-551, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C; sold to +
US Air Force 65-5700: Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-551, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5+


May83 pictured at CFB Cold Lake for Maple Flag 1983.
    61-533 ch-3c 1965     N4263F: Carson 15nov94; ex 64-14230
US Air Force 64-14230: Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-533, ff?; ddel USAF as CH-3C 64-+


29mar91 AMARC/HH029, to US Army

88-91 to 304th ARRS, Portland IAP, OR; 29mar91 I deliv+
    61-704 S-61N 1972     N439LS: Carson Mar/Jul 2011
Canadian Coast Guard C-FDOH: Coast Guard Mar73-Feb11

Apr81 pictured leaving Vancouver International airport

US Department of State N704WK: State Dept from Sep11

Oct16 up for auction at GSAauctions.gov
    61-428 S-61L 1968     N448JS: Carson Helicopters from Jun11
New York Airways N620PA: PanAm, op by New York Airways from 1968; 1977 still; T+

Okanagan Helicopters C-GJDR: Okanagan Helicopters, canc Oct89

Canadian Helicopters Ltd C-GJDR: Canadian Helicopters Dec90-jun92

State of Utah N614RM: First Security Bank of Utah Trustee Mar94-Mar96

Canadian Helicopters Ltd C-GJDR: Canadian Helicopters Mar96-Nov98

Coulson Aircrane C-GJDR: Coulson Aircrane Aug99-Jul07

- C-GJDR: Sunwest Helicopters at Qualicum Beach, BC Jul07-Jun11
    61-220 s61n.mk2 1963     N4503E: Carson, noted 1991
BEA G-ASNL: BEA Dec63-Jul68; 20feb72 pictured (top) at Shell Base L+

schreiner airways PH-SBH: Schreiner Northsea Helicopters Aug/Oct 1969, lsd

British Airways Helicopters G-ASNL: BAH Oct69-Oct83

11mar83 pictured (bot) after ditched in the North Sea, +

- N4503E: Nov83 to USA unk

US Department of State N220WW: State Dept from Nov10

12jul16 GSA Auction on sale with N216WW. To be confirm+
    61-476 s61n.mk2 1970     N457ES: Carson from Oct11
British Caledonian Helicopter G-AYOY: BCH Jun84-Jul85

British International Helicopters G-AYOY: BIH Jul85-Jan93; 05nov90 during an inspection starboar+

Brintel Helicopters G-AYOY: Brintel Jan93-Sep00

CHC Scotia G-AYOY: CHC Scotia Sep00-Nov02

Veritair G-AYOY: Veritair Nov02-May04

British International Helicopters G-AYOY: BIH May04-Sep11

US Department of State N476AW: US State Dept
    61-825 s61n.mk2 1980     N457FC: Carson Oct11, cur
Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Mar80-Sep97, to Brazil

Aeroleo Taxi Aereo PT-YEK: Aeroleo Taxi Aereo 1997-2002

Bristow G-BHOG: Bristow Sep02-Aug06

British International Helicopters G-BHOG: BIH Aug06-Sep11

US Department of State N825WL: US Dept State Oct11, cur
    61-776 s61n.mk2 1977     N493RC: Carson from Jun13
Helikopter Service LN-OQO: Helicopter Service, to G-BXAE

CHC Scotia G-BXAE: Bond Helicopters Jan/Mar 1997,

CHC Ireland EI-MES: CHC Ireland from Mar97

Irish Coast Guard EI-MES: Ireland Coast Guard, op by CHC; 11jun11 pictured at the+

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GSVO: CHC from Aug12
    61-297 S-61N 1966     N612AZ: Carson from Jun07
Sikorsky Helicopters N10057: Sikorsky S-61N-24, c/n 61-297, ff?; reg Sikorsky as N10+

Okanagan Helicopters C-FOKP: Okanagan

Thai Aviation Service HS-HTP: TAS Jun93-Mar97

US Forest Service N612AZ: w/o 05aug08 serving US Forest Service was destroyed whe+
    61-744 S-61N 1975     N612RM: Carson, noted 1998-2006
Air Greenland OY-HBK: Sikorsky S-61N-49; Greeland Air d/d 23Jun75; 1984 to +

Canadian Helicopters Ltd C-FSYH: Canadian Helicopters Ltd, canc Jan95

EP Aviation N612RM: Ep Aviation from Mar09
    61-754 s61n.mk2 1976     N617HM: Carson Jul07-Jun11
British Airways Helicopters G-BEDI: Sikorsky S-61N-59, test serial N4043S; BAH Oct76-Dec85

- ?: France as Unknown Jan86-Feb90

British International Helicopters G-BEDI: BIH Mar90-Feb93

Brintel Helicopters G-BEDI: Brintel Feb93-Jul98

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GSBL: CHC Jul98-Jun07

US Department of State N617HM: State Dept Jul11-Jan14
    61-468 S-61N 1969     N6968R: Carson 27sep95, to C-FZLU
Brunei Shell Petroleum VR-RBS: Brunei Shell Petroleum as VR-UDX, reser V8-UDX, Sikorsk+

hayes forest services C-FHHM: Hayes Helicopter Services Ltd Mar01-Jul10

- HL9490: South Korea, Air Palace Hotel, ex C-FHHM
    61-453 S-61L 1972     N6981R: Sikorsky S-61L-5, c/n 61-453, ff?; del Carson Helicopters as+
    61-216 S-61N 1963     N7011M: Fire King Carson Helicopters Jun06-Aug10, conv Carson Fire King
Sikorsky Helicopters N653X: Sikorsky S-61N 1963, to AP-AOB

Pakistan International Airlines - PIA AP-AOB: Pakistan International Airlines 1963-1968

BEA G-AWFX: BEA Apr68-1986

British Airways Helicopters G-AWFX: noted at Aberdeen EGPD 11jul78

BEA G-AWFX: 10apr71 pictured (pic1) at Shell Base Lowestoft

British International Helicopters G-AWFX: BIH 1986-May88, to Canada as unk

US Department of State N7011M: State Dept from Aug10

US Department of State N216WW: US State Dep from Sep10

12jul16 GSA Auction picture (pic2) on sale 91QSCI161821+
    61-754 s61n.mk2 1976     N754WN: Carson from Feb14
British Airways Helicopters G-BEDI: Sikorsky S-61N-59, test serial N4043S; BAH Oct76-Dec85

- ?: France as Unknown Jan86-Feb90

British International Helicopters G-BEDI: BIH Mar90-Feb93

Brintel Helicopters G-BEDI: Brintel Feb93-Jul98

Canadian Helicopter Corporation C-GSBL: CHC Jul98-Jun07

US Department of State N617HM: State Dept Jul11-Jan14
    61-272 hss-2 1964     N81661: Carson Helicopters from Apr96; conv S-61A type with a modifi+
United States Naval Aviation 151552: USN redesig SH-3A 1962, d/d 1964; 1967 pictured (pic1+

conv HH-3A type Combat Search and Rescue; asg HC-7 in V+

1976/77 pictured (pic2) as HC-9 /NW-73 at Camp Pendleto+

Sky Cats Puma Corp N561SC: Sky Cats Puma Corp at Billings, MT from Jul07; firefigh+
    61-063 hss-2     N81664: Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 148989
United States Naval Aviation 148989: USN; conv SH-3G

1980-1982 SH-3A type (last flying) HC-1 Det. 6
    61-074 hss-2     N81692: Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania; ex 149000
United States Naval Aviation 149000: USN; conv SH-3G; 1975 to 1980 AMARC/9H0008; 1986 NAS Ro+
    61-147 hss-2 1960     N81697: Carson, ex 149729, to N9696W
United States Naval Aviation 149729: USN, 1962 redesig SH-3A; conv SH-3G

US Marine Corps 149729: 1973-1974 SH-3G type as HMX-1 /MX-14

1973 pictured as SH-3G type HMX-1 /MX-14 over Washingto+

United States Naval Aviation 149729: 1993 AMARC/9H0049

Sky Cats Puma Corp N9696W: Sky Cats Puma 2007
    61-232 hss-2     N8170V: Carson 20apr09; ex 151529
United States Naval Aviation 151529: USN; conv SH-3G; to civ
    61-028 hss-2     N81725: Carson; 2001 Perkasie, Pennsylvania
United States Naval Aviation 148050: USN; conv SH-3G; conv SH-3H; to civ

    61-432 sh-3d     N82702: Carson Jun97-Aug14; expired
United States Naval Aviation 156486: USN; to civ

1985 at HC-16, until sqd dis-established in 1993. We r+

Jul86 pictured as HC-16 /BF-404 from the bridge of the +

31jul86 this rescue took place about 120 miles off the +
    61-466 S-61N 1969     N82772: Carson; 09Jul73 damaged at sea; canc 28aug74; to Argentine A+
Argentine Air Force H-71: FAA d/d sep74. ex N82772. wfu 1980. sold as LV-OCL then+

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.+
    61-465 S-61N 1969     N87580: Carson from 2006
KLM helikopters PH-NZC: Sikorsky S-61N-18, c/n 61-465, ff?; reg Sikorsky as 928+

10may74 ditched in the North Sea (NL)
    61-351 sh-3d     N92590: Carson 1997; ex 152696
United States Naval Aviation 152696: USN; 1995 to civ
    61-442 sh-3d     N9260A: Carson by 2012
United States Naval Aviation 156496: USN; 1995 to civ

Oct93 pictured wfu at NADEP NAS Pensacola, FL
    61-449 sh-3d     N9271A: Carson; ex 156503
United States Naval Aviation 156503: USN; conv SH-3G; to civ

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