Sikorsky S-61R

ICAO aircraft code S61R
Manufacturer Sikorsky Helicopter
Country United States
New price USD 0.65 million (1962)

The Sikorsky S-61R is a twin-engine helicopter used in transport or search and rescue roles.

Specifications

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Sikorsky S-61R specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
S61R
Manufacturer
Sikorsky Helicopter
Manufactured
1959 - 1970
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 0.65 million (1962)

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x General Electric T58-GE-10
Turboshaft
Power:
1,500 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
143 Kts
265 Km/h
Travel range:
678 Nm
1,256 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
21,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2220 feet / minute
11.28meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
10,000 Kg
22,046 lbs
Max Payload:
2,948 Kg
6,499 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
683 gallon
2,585 liter

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About the Sikorsky S-61R

The Sikorsky S-61R is a twin-engine helicopter used in transport or search and rescue roles. A developed version of the S-61/SH-3 Sea King, the S-61R was also built under license by Agusta as the AS-61R. The S-61R served in the United States Air Force as the CH-3C/E Sea King and the HH-3E Jolly Green Giant, and with the United States Coast Guard as the HH-3F “Pelican”.

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