S-61

Columbia Helicopters and Brightwater UAG join on S61 airframe, engine support

Columbia Helicopters and Brightwater UAG join on S61 airframe, engine support

24-Mar-2022

Columbia Helicopters and Brightwater United Aero Group (UAG) recently entered into a memorandum of understanding to work cooperatively on a Supply Chain Agreement supporting the GE CT58 engine and the Sikorsky S-61 platform in its entirety.Columbia has operated and maintained the CT58 engine for more than six decades, developing a strong relationship with GE over... Read more

Night-flying program to continue this season in Australia

Night-flying program to continue this season in Australia

7-Oct-2019Source: Fire Aviation

During the 2017-2018 bushfire season in Australia two helicopters were approved for dropping water at night with the use of night vision goggles (NVG) by the pilots. At least one of the ships, an S-61, was approved for hover refilling which was the first time this had been done anywhere. See Full Story.... Read more

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