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Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe (N163AC)

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Arriving is this 1993 Sikorsky S-64F Heavy Lift Rotorcraft in the Summer of 2019.

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C.W. Reed
Rich
Great catch on that SkyCrane. There was one at KEKM last summer, but I didn't have a proper camera. Cheers!!
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warmwyndsPhoto Uploader
C.W.

Thanks again on the comment. That was a bonus as I was walking back to the car to leave when I heard this very loud sound and Luckily was in a reasonable shooting location. This is the kind of chopper that lifts those very large and tall transmission line towers among other things.
C.W. Reed
Rich,

I think Erickson purchased the tooling and rights from Sikorsky and still produce parts for them to keep them going!Thanks again for posting!
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warmwyndsPhoto Uploader
C.W.

This rotorcraft was on the news today showing them lifting/installing a 10,000-pound television tower/antenna. Cool!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
15-Oct-2019 UnknownNear Erie, PASyracuse Hancock Intl () 02:30PM EDT 04:21PM EDT 1:50
15-Oct-2019 UnknownToledo Express ()Erie Intl/Tom Ridge Field () 11:51AM EDT 01:32PM EDT (?) 1:41
15-Oct-2019 UnknownLansing Muni ()Toledo Express () 08:10AM CDT 10:54AM EDT 1:44
11-Oct-2019 UnknownLansing Muni ()Lawrence J Timmerman () 02:30PM CDT 03:41PM CDT 1:10
11-Oct-2019 UnknownDayton-Wright Brothers ()Lansing Muni () 11:36AM EDT 12:33PM CDT 1:57
11-Oct-2019 UnknownRaleigh County Memorial ()Dayton-Wright Brothers () 07:34AM EDT 09:28AM EDT 1:54
09-Oct-2019 UnknownRaleigh County Memorial ()Raleigh County Memorial () 04:56PM EDT 05:35PM EDT (?) 0:38
05-Oct-2019 UnknownAugusta Regional ()Hickory Rgnl () 11:15AM EDT 01:06PM EDT 1:51
05-Oct-2019 UnknownCecil ()Augusta Regional () 08:45AM EDT 10:33AM EDT 1:48
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