Del'd: 9 - 1946 to 1957

Sikorsky S-51 / R-5 / H-5
usa US Coast Guard

US Coast Guard S-51 / R-5 / H-5

The Sikorsky HO2S-1 / HO3S-1G Dragonfly were first delivered to the Coast Guard in August of 1946 to the Rotary Wing Development Unit based out of CGAS Elizabeth City, NC where they tested a number of innovations that enhanced the helicopters versatility including a rescue basket and emergency flotation bags that were fitted around the landing gear.

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1947/??CGAS San Francisco San Francisco
1946/51CGAS Port Angeles Port Angeles

List of Aircraft

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org
51-211 1946 232 HO-3S-1 for USCG as 232; to N4925E
- N4925E: reg N4925E Sep 1981; de registered Mar 2013; to Pima AS...
- 232: Pima Air and Space Museum as USCG 232 by Apr 2018

    No longer with this org.

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