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
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.
|More News ...|
| 14-Jan-15 - Irish Coast Guard S-92 Record Number of Missions |
24-Mar-14 - Irish Coast Guard add names to their S-92
13-Jan-14 - Ireland launches fourth Coast Guard S-92
15-Mar-12 - Irish Coast Guard S-92s with L-3 WESCAM imaging turrets
21-Dec-11 - S-92 for the Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue Operations
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2013/||Dublin Division|| Dublin |
|2013/||Malin Head Division|| Sligo |
|2012/||Valentia Division|| Shannon |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Mod||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|92-0045||s-92a||2006|| EI-ICA: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland|| G-SARB: CHC Scotia from Sep07, Sikorsky serial N80562
operated + |
G-SARB: HM Coastguard op by CHC Scotia; 2010 Isle of Lewis, Sco+
EI-ICA: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
|92-0052||s-92a||2006|| EI-ICD: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland|| G-SARC: CHC Scotia from Nov07, Sikorsky serial N45168; operated+ |
G-SARC: HM Coastguard operated by CHC Scotia; 11dec12 an Unst S+
EI-ICD: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
|92-0150||s-92a||2011|| EI-ICG: Irish Coast Guard d/d Feb12|| N150AL: Sikorsky 2011 |
EI-ICG: CHC Ireland, for Irish Coast Guard
|92-0051||s-92a||2007|| EI-ICR: Irish Coast Guard, Operated by CHC Ireland|| G-CGOC: CHC Scotia from Nov07, Sikorsky serial N45165; operated+ |
G-CGOC: HM Coastguard 2007-2013, op by CHC Scotia
EI-ICR: CHC Ireland 2013, for Irish Coast Guard
|92-0259||s-92a||2014|| EI-ICS: Irish Coast Guard;
20jan18 at Waterford|| N259CV: Bristow Oct14-Feb16 |
VH-NBP: Bristow Australia from Feb16; Coast Guard rescue
EI-ICS: CHC Ireland by Oct17. Repl c/n EI-ICR
|92-0034||s-92a||2006|| EI-ICU: Irish Coast Guard, op by CHC|| N8010S: Sikorsky Feb/Jun 2007; Mar07 on display at Heli-Expo 20+ |
G-CGMU: CHC Scotia from Jun07, operated on behalf HM Coast Guar+
G-CGMU: HM Coastguard op by CHC Scotia
EI-ICU: CHC Ireland for Irish Coast Guard from Jul13