Sikorsky S-92
ireland Garda Cósta na hÉireann

Irish Coast Guard

Del'd: 6 - 2012 to present


Garda Cósta na hÉireann S-92

Operated by CHC Ireland as the previous S-61, a S-92A is located at each of the four IRCG bases while a 5th is used as a spare replacement aircraft. They were registed EI-ICG, EI-ICU, EI-ICA, EI-ICR, EI-ICD with the last letter of each registration spelling out "GUARD". The first one, ICG was delivered factory-fresh but the others are former UK HM Coastguard operated by CHC Scotia.

Only in 2015 the four bases completed almost 900 rescues

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CHC Opens New SAR Base in Dublin, 19-Oct-18 : #Dublin CHC opened its new search and rescue (SAR) base at Dublin Airport, Ireland. CHC operates S-92 helicopters on behalf the Irish Coast Guard since 2012 and S-61 before that

CHC Ireland Winchman Receives SAR Trophy, 31-May-17 : CHC Ireland and Coastguard winchman Gary Robertson received the 2016 Billy Deacon SAR Memorial Trophy for actions performed with his S-92, Rescue 118, on April 9, 2016

Ireland Coast Guard Rescue 116 Crash Report, 13-Apr-17 : Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) Preliminary Report Accident of Irish Coast Guard S-92A EI-ICR determined it struck terrain that wasn’t in its enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS) database

CHC to Build New Hangar at Dublin Airport, 10-Feb-17 : Irish Coast Guard S-92 helicopters, operated by CHC Ireland Ltd, will have a new hangar at the Dublin Airport from 2018.

Ireland Coast Guard S-92 Reaches 10,000 Flight Hours, 12-May-16 : CHC Irish Search-and-Rescue (SAR) operation, which provides services on behalf of the Irish Coastguard, has achieved 10,000 Sikorsky S-92 flight hours.

Irish Coast Guard and CHC S-92 2015 Balance, 16-Feb-16 : Singapore Airshow 2016 Irish Coast Guard in partnership with CHC completed more than 1,000 SAR missions in 2015 with a fleet of five Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.

Irish Coast Guard Completes 1,000 Missions, 30-Dec-15 : Ireland Coast Guard reaches 1000 helicopter rescue missions in a single year; the first time since the Coast Guard’s helicopter service commenced in 1991.

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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2013/    Dublin Division Dublin
2013/    Malin Head Division Sligo
2012/    Valentia Division Shannon

List of Aircraft

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    92-0045 s-92a 2006     EI-ICA: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
CHC Scotia G-SARB: CHC Scotia from Sep07, Sikorsky serial N80562 operated +

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-SARB: HM Coastguard op by CHC Scotia; 2010 Isle of Lewis, Sco+

CHC Ireland EI-ICA: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
    92-0052 s-92a 2006     EI-ICD: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
CHC Scotia G-SARC: CHC Scotia from Nov07, Sikorsky serial N45168; operated+

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-SARC: HM Coastguard operated by CHC Scotia; 11dec12 an Unst S+

CHC Ireland EI-ICD: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
    92-0150 s-92a 2011     EI-ICG: Irish Coast Guard d/d Feb12
Sikorsky Helicopters N150AL: Sikorsky 2011

CHC Ireland EI-ICG: CHC Ireland, for Irish Coast Guard
    92-0051 s-92a 2007     EI-ICR: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland
CHC Scotia G-CGOC: CHC Scotia from Nov07, Sikorsky serial N45165; operated+

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-CGOC: HM Coastguard 2007-2013, op by CHC Scotia

CHC Ireland EI-ICR: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
    92-0259 s-92a 2014     EI-ICS: Irish Coast Guard; 20jan18 at Waterford
Bristow US Llc N259CV: Bristow Oct14-Feb16

Bristow Australia VH-NBP: Bristow Australia from Feb16; Coast Guard rescue

CHC Ireland EI-ICS: CHC Ireland by Oct17. Repl c/n EI-ICR
    92-0034 s-92a 2006     EI-ICU: Irish Coast Guard, op by CHC
Sikorsky Helicopters N8010S: Sikorsky Feb/Jun 2007; Mar07 on display at Heli-Expo 20+

CHC Scotia G-CGMU: CHC Scotia from Jun07, operated on behalf HM Coast Guar+

Her Majesty’s Coastguard G-CGMU: HM Coastguard op by CHC Scotia

CHC Ireland EI-ICU: CHC Ireland for Irish Coast Guard from Jul13

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