Sikorsky S-76

in Icelandic Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 1
Service Entry: 1976
Retirement: 1983

History

One S-76 (not 76A) delivered new in 1976. Lost in fatal accident 8 November 1983. Used for SAR missions, support to ICG Cutters and fishery patrol.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
TF-RAN 76-0081   1976 CAA No.385, w/o 8 Nov 1983.

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[S-76]
(Photo, Eggert Norðdahl)

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Sikorsky S-61N

in Irish Coast Guard Service

History

At least nine S-61N Mk II operated at various times, 1991-present. Used search and rescue duties. The assigned operating bases were not fixed and aircraft could switch between bases to allow for scheduled maintenance of the normal resident. EI-BHO & EI-BLY were operated by Irish Helicopters under contract, the others being operated by Bond Helicopters/CHC Helicopters Ltd under contract.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
EI-BHO 61-822 G-BPWB Apr 1992 Reg’d 5 Feb 1991, based Shannon, to G-BPWB 14 May 1997
EI-BLY 61-761 C-GPOH Jan 1991 Reg’d 10 Dec 1981, based Shannon, til Apr 1992
EI-CNL 61-746 G-BDDA Jan 1997 Reg’d 19 Dec 1996, based Shannon
EI-CXS 61-816   2003 Originally IAC serial 257, Reg’d 18 Oct 2002, based Sligo
EI-CZN 61-740     Reg’d 15 Apr 2003, Waterford spare
EI-GCE 61-817     Reg’d 30 Apr 2007, based Shannon
EI-MES 61-776 G-BXAE   Reg’d 27 Mar 1997, based Dublin
EI-RCG 61-807 G-BZSN   Reg’d 25 Sept 2001, based Waterford
EI-SAR 61-143     Reg’d 26 June 1998, based Waterford til 2005, now Shannon spare

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Sikorsky S-61N

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Three S-61N obtained from Bristow Helicopters in the UK. The first arrived in late May 2009. A further two were delivered in June 2009. Used by ? Squadron on behalf of the Ministry of Interior for the fire-fighting role.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
BGWK 61820 G-BGWK 31 May 2009  
? 61746 G-BDDA 17 June 2009  
? 61739 G-BCLD ? June 2009  

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Sikorsky S-92A

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

One S-92A acquired new from the manufacturer in 2008. Used for VIP transport duties by the 9th Squadron.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
? 920079   2008 VIP configured

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

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Sikorsky UH-60A/L Black Hawk

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

One UH-60L acquired new from the manufacturer in 1995. Equipped with ESSS pylons and external fuel tanks. Used for VIP transport duties by the 9th Squadron. The former Westland WS70 demonstrator was aquired in 1996.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
BAAF-900 701547 90-26240 1995 UH-60L VIP configured
? 701058 ZG468 July 1996  

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References

  • World Air Power Journal Vol 26 Autumn 1996 p.114
  • Worldmil(1994) p.52
  • World Air Forces Directory ’98 (Mach III)

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Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

Nine UH-60M ordered in April 2008.

Individual Details

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References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

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Sikorsky S-76A

in Bahrain Public Security Service

History

Two Sikorsky S-76A acquired new from the manufacturer in 1984. Used for policing duties. Withdrawn from service in July 1988.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
BPS-01 760010   1984 to VH-HUB July 1988
BPS-02 760011   1984 to VH-HUC July 1988

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References

  • Worldmil (1988)
  • Worldmil (1994)
  • Worldmil (1996)

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