5RAR Tiger Logo aircraft in support of 5RAR

 
Sikorsky Skycrane delivering armour to 5RAR

Sikorsky CH-54 Skycrane


This helicopter was a heavy-lift helicopter and had a crew of three, and was designed for heavy external internal lift of heavy bulk loads. It had a six-bladed main rotor, four-bladed metal tail rotor.

It weighed 9,290 Kilograms and had a payload of 9,000 Kilograms Its cruising speed was 200 kilometre per hour and had a range of 370 km.
In this photograph can be seen lifting an APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier) of 9,000 Kilograms.



 

 

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