HH-3E Jolly Green Giant

This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades

This HH-3E Jolly Green Giant CSAR helicopter RTB with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield and holes through the rotor blades

The HH-3E Jolly Green Giant The HH-3E is the USAF version of the Sikorsky S-61 amphibious transport helicopter developed for… Read More

1 month ago

The story of the two HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters that made the first non-stop helicopter flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to the 27th Paris Air Show.

The first non-stop helicopter flight across the Atlantic Ocean Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, celebrates its 100th anniversary during the… Read More

9 months ago

USAF Names HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter ‘Jolly Green II’ to Honor the Legacy of ‘Vietnam-era Giants’

The USAF named its newest combat rescue helicopter, the HH-60W, the “Jolly Green II,” following the legendary tradition of the… Read More

4 years ago

Supersonic Convertible Thud! The Story of the F-105 Driver who Flew his Aircraft with the Canopy Off at 695 Knots over North Vietnam

“I flipped the manual canopy unlock lever under the canopy rail and the canopy went like it had been blown… Read More

4 years ago

THIS HH-3E CSAR HELICOPTER RETURNED TO BASE WITH 68 BULLET HOLES

Jolly Green 22 escaped the trap with 68 bullet holes, a shot-out windshield, and holes through the rotor blades The… Read More

7 years ago