Sikorsky S-61

Born as the Sea King antisubmarine helicopter for the US Navy originally named HSS-2, the S-61 grow in different models and is now used by several countries.

Sikorsky built more than 1100 S-61s, and this excellent machine was also built with license in Great Britain by Westland as Sea King and Commando , in Italy by Agusta as AS.61 and in Japan by Mitsubishi

Other Variants:

S-61F : Experimental prototype to test high speeds : Reach 390 km/h in 1965

S-61 L / N : H-3 civilian versions (Large & Naval)

Functions: ASW / Cargo / SAR / AEW
First Flight : March 11, 1959
Crew / Load: 2 up to 28 (Depending the mission)

SH-3D :
Engines: 2 * 1400 shp General Electric T58-10
Top Speed: 267 km/h
Range: Max.: 1005 km
Weight: Empty: 5382 kg -- Max: 9752 kg
Rotor Span: 18.9 m
Length: 16.69 m
Height: 5.13 m
Disc Area: 280.5 m2