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CH-54 Skycrane / Tarhe

Model S-64F
Manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Division of United Aircraft Corp., Stratford, CT
Powerplant Two Pratt & Whitney JFTD12-SA shaft turbines each rated at 4,800 horsepower maximum
Rotor diameter 72 ft.
Fuselage length 70 ft. 3 in.
Typical performance with external load drag equivalent to 129 square feet
Maximum speed 118 mph
Cruising speed, same conditions 110 mph
range, same conditions 170 miles
First flight May 9, 1962 (first prototype)
Total built 103



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