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SIKORSKY S-61N Price and Operating Costs


The SIKORSKY S-61N, production in 1963 – 1979, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 29 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 12,500′, a optimal cruise speed of 115 knots/133 MPH, and a 260 NM/299 SM seats-full range. The SIKORSKY S-61N has a 00′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 00′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 06’03” cabin high, 06’03” cabin wide, and 31’00” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 150.00 ft^3; N/A ft^3 being internal and 150.00 ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft SIKORSKY S-61N is $0.00. A $0.00 loan over 10 years including $0 per month in interest equates to a $0.00 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the SIKORSKY S-61N has total variable costs of $1,394,655.75, total fixed costs of $413,540.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $1,808,195.75. How much does it cost to fly: $4,018.21 per hour.

Maximal total range:
260 NM / 299 SM
Cruise speed:
115 knots / 133 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
29 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year
Owner-operated hours 450
Charter-operated hours
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $413,540.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $1,394,655.75
How much does a helicopter cost per year $1,808,195.75
Cost per hour $4,018.21

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