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Estrella Warbirds Museum acquires H-19 and H-34 from Fox Field Museum

Estrella Warbirds Museum acquires H-19 and H-34 from Fox Field Museum

The Estrella Warbirds Museum recently acquired two Sikorsky helicopters from the Fox Field Museum which was closing. The H-19 and H-34 helicopters are currently being refurbished at the museum and will be on display to the public in June.  See full story

Source: Paso Robles Daily News, 26-Apr-16

Profile – Midwest Helicopter Airways

Profile – Midwest Helicopter Airways

Since 1968, the family-owned business has been operating from its offices and hangar on Madison Street, just north of Joliet Road, the former site of the Hinsdale airport.  See full profile

Source: Sun Times, 11-Mar-14

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Wife sues firm of banker who died in Andes helicopter crash

Wife sues firm of banker who died in Andes helicopter crash

The widow of an investment banker killed in a helicopter crash in the Andes launched legal action against his employer today, accusing it of failing to ensure his safety.  See full story

09-Dec-13

01-Aug-12 N126GW Sikorsky S58 Middletown, US-Delaware

Emergency landing after experiencing tail vibrations

01-Aug-12

“Falklands 30 – the Conflict, the People” – Exhibition Opens 30th June

“Falklands 30 – the Conflict, the People” – Exhibition Opens 30th June

The new exhibition will display the largest collection of Falklands aircraft. It will include two Sea Harriers, the Westland Sea King which was piloted by HRH The Prince Andrew and a captured Argentinean Agusta109 helicopter which was later used by British Special Forces. Attending the exhibition opening will be Rear Admiral Chris Parry who, as… Read more »

Source: Fleet Air Arm Museum, 27-Jun-12

24-Jun-12 N9043N Sikorsky S58 Brewster, US-Washington

Caught fire during pre-flight run-up

24-Jun-12

06-Jun-12 OB-1840P Sikorsky S58T Peru (14F)

Crashed in mountainous area, killing all 14 on board.  Took 48 hours approx to find wreckage, partly due to poor weather conditions and overnight temperatures down to -15C.  The helicopter was itself built in 1963 and first delivered to the German Army.  Passenger manifest now released : From South Korea:  Thois Young Hwan, Kin Today… Read more »

06-Jun-12

14-May-12 N903CH Sikorsky S58T Forestsville, US-Pennsylvania

Precautionary landing due to low visibility

14-May-12

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25-Jul-11 N3880J Sikorsky UH-34D Wilton, US-Iowa (1F)

Agricultural ops, crashed into field, killing 54-year-old Hubert Dane Harris Jr., of Little Rock, AK.

25-Jul-11

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Euravia launches PT6T-3 Fleet Refresh Program

Euravia launches PT6T-3 Fleet Refresh Program

Euravia a world leader in P&WC PT6 Engine Series MRO, has launched the “PT6T Fleet Refresh Program” (PT6T-FRP(C)) for the Bell 212, Agusta Bell 212 and Sikorsky S-58T Helicopter series operating the P&WC PT6T-3 TwinPac. Euravia are offering customers the opportunity to exchange their current PT6T-3 units for Zero TSO units with less than 4,000… Read more »

Source: Euravia, 23-Jun-11

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13-Mar-11 N33602 Sikorsky S58ET Los Angeles, US-California

Involved in lifting task putting aircon unit on roof.  Helicopter crashed, colliding with building and causing building to catch fire.

13-Mar-11

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Canadian Air & Space Museum Seeks Support to Acquire S-58T

Canadian Air & Space Museum Seeks Support to Acquire S-58T

The Canadian Air & Space Museum of Toronto, Ontario Canada has launched a fundraising campaign to acquire a rare Sikorsky S-58T helicopter that had a remarkable 48-year flying career in Canada and the United States. The Museum’s immediate goal is to raise $35,000 U.S. to complete the purchase of the S-58T helicopter and all associated… Read more »

Source: Canadian Air & Space Museum, 22-Feb-10

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