S-61R Pelican

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HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
HH-3F "Pelican"


Role Medium-lift Transport
Manufacturer Sikorsky, Augusta
RL First Flight 1959
RL Introduction 1961
SL First Flight Sept. 2019
SL Introduction June 26, 2020 (beta)

The S-61R is a twin engine turbine helicopter used for transport, cargo and search-and-rescue roles. This virtual S-61R from Shergood Aviation is packed with features including:

  • Shergood Flight System
  • Compatible with GTFO
  • OnBoard system allows crew to walk around cabin in flight
  • Fully functioning cockpit
  • Nearly 100 functioning switches/knobs
  • Start sequence based on (and nearly identical to) the RL Pelican
  • Four fuel tanks with both gravity and single-point refueling systems
  • Separate fluid levels for main transmission, tail rotor, and intermediate gearboxes
  • Three separate hydraulic systems with independent fluid tracking and monitoring instruments
  • Replaceable components with separately tracked service times
  • Maintenance Workbench
  • Rescue hoist system
  • Simulated failures
  • Navigation Control Panel
  • AFCS (Autopilot)
  • Working GPS with Moving Map
  • Automated Search Patterns
  • VOR Navigation
  • Instrument Approaches
  • Working Anchor System
  • Working bilge Pump
  • Two working medical bays
  • RDF Operator Station
  • Rear Ramp

Master Contents

  1. General
  2. Systems
  3. Avionics
  4. Limits
  5. Weight and Balance
  6. Normal Procedures
  7. Emergency Procedures
  1. Servicing
  2. Mission Equipment
  3. Water Operations
  4. Maintenance and Diagnostics
  5. SL Features
  6. Appendices
  7. Painting Resources

  • Aircraft research, model parameter tuning, SL aircraft feature design and curation, aircraft testing - Tsukino Usagi
  • Sounds - Lorin Tone
  • Mesh, Textures and Scripting - Kelly Shergood