Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane | Evergreen Aviation

Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane is a double engine helicopter, made in the USA. It is intended for heavy-lift operations. This chopper was actually born during the Vietnam War. The original model was CH-54A, called Tarhe.

Currently, this civilian version is produced by a company called Erickson Inc. Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane is widely used in lumber production, aerial firefighting and other heavy-duty functionings.

SPECIFICATIONS:

WEIGHT

Maximum Gross Weight : 42,000 lb.

Empty Weight: 20,200 lb.

Maximum External Load: 20,000 lb.

Useful Load with Crew & Full Fuel: 12,800 lb.

Useful Load with Crew & 1HR Fuel: 17,800 lb.

ALTITUDE

Maximum Density Altitude: 14,000 ft

CAPACITIES – CREW ONLY

Standard Seating: 4

ROTOR BLADES

Main: 6

Tail: 4

SPEED

Maximum Airspeed: 115 kts.

Economical Cruise: 100 kts.

RANGE

Maximum Range: 220 nm.

Endurance with Reserves: 2.2 hrs.

FUEL

Capacity: 1351 gal

ENGINES

Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney

Model: Two JFTD-12A-4A

Horsepower: 4,500 shp/Engine

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