Aviation Photo #0100161 Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican (S-61R) - USA - Coast Guard

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Preserved at Floyd Bennett Field. Aircraft once served Coast Guard Station on site as evidenced by "Brooklyn" designation. CG station closed in late 1990s. In 1967 two Pelicans made the first non-stop helicopter crossing of the Atlantic from Floyd Bennett Field to the Paris Air Show in 30 hours. Three were stationed at Floyd Bennett from 1969 to 1976.
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    Tom Turner
    USA - Coast Guard
    Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican (S-61R)
    Sikorsky S-61 (H-3/HSS-2/Sea King/Pelican/Jolly Green Giant)
    Sikorsky S-61 (H-3/HSS-2/Sea King/Pelican/Jolly Green Giant)
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    New York - Floyd Bennett Field
    New York
    USA
    1999
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