Sikorsky S-64A Skycrane Prototype

FORT BENNING, GA. (January 1964) – NEW HELICOPTER AIRLIFT– The Army’s new S-64A “SKYCRANE” demonstrates its equipment carrying capacity by airlifting an M-113 Armored Personnel Carrier. The “Skycrane” is capable of carrying external loads up to 10 tons and is produced for the Army by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation of Stratford, Conn. [One-quarter front right side view of Sikorsky S-64A Skycrane Prototype in low-level flight, carrying US Army Armored Personnel Carrier slung underneath as cargo.]

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