First flight of the Sikorsky S-61

Wednesday, March 11, 1959



The aircraft later saw service as the USN SH-3 Sea King, USAF CH/HH-3 Jolly Green Giant, and USCG HH-3 Pelican as well as operational service for many other countries around the world (Sikorsky manufacture and license built).


Aircraft related to this milestone
Sikorsky S-61B (HSS-2)