Sikorsky S-61 has served more than 50 years in Airforce of Malaysia.
The first Sikorsky S-61 aircraft was brought in the year 1967, this was used in various search and rescue operations across the country.
Sikorsky is an American manufacturer company was established in the year 1925, it is one among the first companies involved in manufacturing helicopters.
The current parent company of Sikorsky is Lockheed Martin.
Sikorsky S-61 has recently received various upgrades including state of art avionics and the glass cockpit.
The Royal Malaysian Airforce of Malaysia has celebrated its 50 years of S-61 helicopter service, which were broadly used in various places in Malaysia.