No. 6549. Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly (A80-374) Royal Australian Air Force
Photographed at Williamstown, New South Wales, Australia, ca. 1960s, from RAAF Museum
Hopton No. p6789-0014
06/18/2007. The Sikorsky S-51 was the first helicopter type ordered
and operated by the RAAF. A single example, s/n A80-1, was delivered
in 1947, tested for over four years and crashed in 1951, after only a
few days of squadron service.
Created June 18, 2007