The Argentine authorities has chosen Carson Helicopters as the popular provider for 2 SH-3H Sea King helicopters. The Argentine Navy contract is value $12 million. Carson should present coaching for eight Argentine technicians and supply a logistics bundle of spares and rotables for the primary two years or 500 flight hours of the helicopters. The modified and upgraded helicopters will finally mattress down at Comandante Espora Naval Air Base. Partnering with Sikorsky, Carson Helicopters has delivered 13 S-61Ts, the Sikorsky designation for Tremendous SH-3, to the U.S. Division of State.

The web site Aviacionline reported that Pursuant to Administrative Choice 1277/2021, the Cupboard of Ministers licensed the expenditure of US$ 12,835,000 for the acquisition of two modified and upgraded Sikorsky SH-3H Sea King helicopters, to be integrated into the Argentine Navy to carry out logistic assist duties on the Comandante Espora Naval Air Base. Main enhancements embody composite essential rotor blades, a state-of-the-art glass cockpit, and modular wiring, which improve the plane’s efficiency, robustness, and reliability.


Carson’s Glass Cockpits

The quantity of the operation consists of upkeep coaching programs for eight technicians and the logistics bundle of spares and rotables for the primary two years or 500 flight hours of the helicopters. A serious enchancment of the Sea Kings to be acquired is expounded to their avionics, as they are going to be outfitted with a Full Glass Cockpit offered by Genesis Aerosystems. The cockpit has 4 IDU-680 EFIS shows with redundant quad FMS, shifting maps, artificial imaginative and prescient, and a totally built-in EICAS. The avionics suite additionally options an computerized direction-finding system, a distance measurement system, an built-in digital administration system, and a helicopter inside audio management.

Carson Helicopters, Inc is a helicopter working firm primarily based in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States. Franklin Carson is a pioneer in rotary wing flight and began Carson Helicopters, Inc. on a twenty-five acre farm in Perkasie, Pennsylvania in 1958. Carson operates a fleet of Sikorsky S-61 helicopters in aerial elevate companies and aerial firefighting. Carson is understood for its improvement of the “Carson Blade” for the S-61 and H-3 Sea King. In 2010, Carson Helicopters, Inc. partnered with Sikorsky Plane to develop and manufacture the S-61T, an upgraded model of the S-61 helicopter.

 Carson’s Super SH-3 Utility Helicopter
Carson’s Tremendous SH-3 and S-61 Utility Helicopters