Great Lakes Helicopter

 


 


Sikorsky S-61R (CH-3C)

Engine: two 1,300 SHP T58-GE-1 or 1,500 SHP T58-GE-5 General Electric

Empty weight: 13,255 #

Gross weight: 22,050 #

Lift: 6,000 # with 1,300 SHP engine & 8,000 # with the 1,500 SHP (standard military configuration 5,000 # lift)

Price: $1,500,000.00 in normal category

 

Hourly operating cost: $900.00

 

Category: normal & restricted

 

NOTES: Carson Helicopter can place military surplus to normal category.

Transmission is different than the normal S-61

 

This helicopter is known as the Jolly Green Giant