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SIKORSKY S-61R

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S61R
Aircraft
Name S-61R
Manufacturer SIKORSKY
Body Narrow
Wing Rotary
Position Five-blade main rotor
Tail Five-blade tail rotor
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

AGUSTA AS-61R
AGUSTA HH-3
SIKORSKY HH-3 Pelican
SIKORSKY CH-3
SIKORSKY HH-3
SIKORSKY S-61R
SIKORSKY Pelican


SIKORSKY S-61R

SIKORSKY S-61R SIKORSKY S-61R 3D

Description

Medium-lift transport/SAR helicopter. 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.

Technical Data

Wing span 18.9 m62.008 ft
Length 22.3 m73.163 ft
Height 5.51 m18.077 ft
Powerplant 2 x General Electric T58-10 turboshafts, 1,119 kW each.
Engine model General Electric T58

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 133 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 97009,700 kg
9.7 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL100 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 16001,600 nm
2,963,200 m
2,963.2 km
9,721,784.784 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving S61R

None on SKYbrary