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jerry hicks, e-mail, 05.04.2021 21:43

Midwest Helicopters out of Hinsdale IL has three or four of them. They do long-line lift work and firefighting around the country.


john m deur, e-mail, 17.12.2015 13:16

was surprised to see on of these fly over me here in southern Indiana this week - a rare bird these days


prasert sanphaasa, e-mail, 31.05.2013 05:12

FAA licensed Mechanic #2245076 worked on S-58t for Air America in Longtien Laos .Airfast . Carson Helicopter Saudi Arabia and US.Indonesian Airforce .East Timor. still do not know much


Keith Mohrhoff, e-mail, 06.05.2013 02:36

Carlos: If you are still interested, the answer to your question is both yes and no. Yes, because the power of any engine can usually be boosted. However, this will increase wear and tear on the powerplant and bearings requiring more maintenance. The important thing to remember is that the operational ceiling of any aircraft has more to do with displacement than horsepower. That said, more displacement can be gained by replacing the main rotor with a larger or 6 bladed, lighter, more modern rotor will give you the displacement you need for high altitude operations. Be advised however, that the increased main rotor size will mean greater torque and a needed adjustment of counter-force at your collective (approximately 20% more output at tail rotor). Fuel consumption is also going to become a problem so, you may just want to get a different bird altogether.
Regards, Keith


Dwi Basuki, e-mail, 09.09.2012 18:29

I used this aircraft engineer in Indonesian air force, aircraft use PT6T-6 engine. I as an engineer Sikorsky 58 T for 20 years, sadly now no longer used by the Indonesian air force. whether there is still much to use? I am very happy with this plane and the many stories along to engineer S 58 T, where the company should share the address are still using S 58 T dwi_basukir@yahoo.com this to my email.


Hugo Mendieta, e-mail, 26.02.2012 02:08

Magnifico helicoptero y motores muy confiables.


Hugo Mendieta, e-mail, 11.01.2011 00:03

Well, I flew it during the civil war in Nicaragua and was wounded in one of it, during a landing when the contras taked a small village at East cost. Despite the hugh quantity of shots received in our AC and the tale transmission with damage we can flight about hundred miles an release the situation. In resume the S-58 T was my favorite one and a very wonderfull chopper.


Dudley, 05.06.2010 00:45

Matt - Take a look at summithelicopters.com. They own "Screaming Mimi", the S-58T used in Rip Tide.


matt, e-mail, 23.05.2010 05:17

please if anyone knows what year is the sikorsky s-58 in the tv show riptide is and does anyone know where there may be a project around for sale? please let me know thanks


Derek, e-mail, 15.02.2009 19:20

L,

Taking a picture of a publicly owned aircraft isn't necessarily something you would 'own'. take some more pics and chill out


mario Rosas, e-mail, 24.04.2008 18:57

Do you know how much the Sikorsky S-58T (new)?
Thank you
Mario


alfredo soberon, e-mail, 12.11.2007 22:39

quisiera saber los niveles de ruido que produce este helicoptero


Robertus, e-mail, 08.08.2007 07:11

dear sir;
i am a student of nurtanio university bandung, indonesia.i am working on my tesis about the service bulletin issued by the sikorsky in year 1995 0r 1996.it's about metalographic test that should applied to the tail rotor spindle.i forget the service bulletin number.could you help me find the documents related with that, because here in indonesia,is very hard to find one.thank you before.


Alton Johnson, e-mail, 08.08.2007 02:13

The limits imposed on aircraft are often limited to what is proven for FAA cerification, not necessary it's limitations.for example, The SH-60, The lardge S-53 and others are not certified to do manuvers such as rolls, loops etc but any good (Navy) helicopter pilot will tell you, they sure can.


CARLOS, e-mail, 04.06.2007 05:00

DEAR SIR:
I AM INTERESTED BY KNOW IF THE S-58T CAN INCREASE ITS TAKEOFF AND LANDING DENSITY ALTITUDE LIMIT TO 15,000 FEET.
IF IT IS TRULY WHAT WILL BE THE CHART OF GROSS WEIGHT VS DENSITY ALTITUDE CHART??
REGARDS
CARLOS




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