9 results found
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Point Cook (YMPC)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Collection:RAAF Museum
Photo Date:13 April 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Photo ID:209757
View count: 40
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Point Cook (YMPC)
Photo Date:13 April 2016
Photo by:Jonathan VerschuurenContact
Registration / Serial:A80-1
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Canberra (YSCB / CBR)Map
Region / Country:Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Photo Date:October 1947 to November 1951
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:153731
View count: 115
Delivered in 1947, A80-1 was the first helicopter for the RAAF and the Australian military. Written off when it crashed into the Murray River on or about December 4, 1951. The RAAF didn't get into helicopters in a big way until the 1960s and the Vietnam War the arrival of UH-1 Iroquois. Went on to operate CH-47 Chinook, AS350 Squirrel and UH-60 Black Hawks. In 1989 all helicopters were transferred to the Army. Today civilian operators provide SAR at RAAF bases. Photo from: National Library of Australia
Registration / Serial:A80-1
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Canberra (YSCB / CBR)
Photo Date:October 1947 to November 1951
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:9601
Military Code:601
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-18
City / Airport:Hamilton - John C Munro (CYHM / YHM)Map
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Collection:Canadian Warplane Heritage
Photo Date:15 September 2004
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:150533
View count: 52
Registration / Serial:9601
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-18
City / Airport:Hamilton - John C Munro (CYHM / YHM)
Photo Date:15 September 2004
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:8-1
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Netherlands - Navy
C/n (msn):51-33
Aircraft Name:Jezebel
City / Airport:Leiden - Valkenburg (EHVB / LID)Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:16 April 1953
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:135893
View count: 89
Prime Minister Willem Drees departing to the disaster area of the catastrophic North Sea flood of 1 February 1953. The first helicopter in the Netherlands, Jezebel had rescued many victims from rooftops and treetops. The Aviodrome museum in Lelystad displays a Westland-built WS-51 painted as this historic machine. Photo by Harry Pot / Nationaal Archief (Netherlands)
Registration / Serial:8-1
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Netherlands - Navy
C/n (msn):51-33
City / Airport:Leiden - Valkenburg (EHVB / LID)
Photo Date:16 April 1953
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:G-AJHW
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Westland
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Dübendorf (LSMD)Map
Country:Switzerland
Photo Date:22 September 1948 to 25 September 1948
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Photo ID:133811
View count: 91
Flown by Alan Bristow, this S-51 arrived in Switzerland on 22 September 1948 for a demo tour. It was built by Sikorsky but assembled and used by Westland. It was later evaluated by British European Airways. Photo from: ETH-Bibliothek Zürich
Registration / Serial:G-AJHW
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Westland
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Dübendorf (LSMD)
Photo Date:22 September 1948 to 25 September 1948
Photo from:AirHistory Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Area:Sydney / Hyde Park [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Photo Date:October 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:34449
View count: 75
A80-374 was delivered in April 1951, the RAAF's second helicopter and one of three S-51s The other two were lost in accidents but -374 soldiered on in the crash rescue role with 81 Wing at RAAF Williamtown until the early 1960s. Retired, it became an instructional airframe and then a recruiting aid. It was in Sydney's Hyde Park as part of the annual Waratah Festival. It later became an exhibit at the RAAF Museum, Point Cook.
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Area:Sydney / Hyde Park [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:October 1969
Photo by:David CarterContact
Registration / Serial:G-AJHW
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:16 May 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:25399
View count: 92
BEA's S-51 operated experimental passenger and mail services from the late 1940s until the mid 1950s. It had been built by Sikorsky and assembled by Westlands at Yeovil.
Registration / Serial:G-AJHW
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)
Photo Date:16 May 1953
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AJOV
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):51-35
City / Airport:Liverpool - John Lennon (EGGP / LPL)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:2 June 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7920
View count: 57
BEA's Sikorsky S-51 "Sir Lamorah" being prepared for the scheduled service from Speke via Wrexham heliport to Cardiff (Pengham Moors) airport. It wears the airline's "Speedkey" insignia.
Registration / Serial:G-AJOV
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:BEA - British European Airways
C/n (msn):51-35
City / Airport:Liverpool - John Lennon (EGGP / LPL)
Photo Date:2 June 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Sikorsky S-51 (H-5/HO3S Dragonfly)
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Point Cook (YMPC)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Collection:RAAF Museum
Event:RAAF Point Cook Air Show 1976
Photo Date:5 December 1976
Photo by:David CarterContact
Photo ID:700
View count: 158
The RAAF's preserved Dragonfly makes a rare appearance outside as part of the static display at an air show
Registration / Serial:A80-374
Aircraft Version:Sikorsky S-51
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
C/n (msn):51-17
City / Airport:Point Cook (YMPC)
Photo Date:5 December 1976
Photo by:David CarterContact