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Erickson Air-Crane S-64

Lift typeRotary wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typePiloted
Engine typeTurboshaft
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Twin turboshaft heavy lift helicopter. Includes the variant S-64F+ (in development) and CH-54 (U.S. military).

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Sikorsky CH-54 1958 / 1962 1972 Baseline variant.
Erickson Air-Crane S-64E 1992 / 1992 Heavy-lift helicopter, updgraded from CH-54A, nicknamed "Olga".
Erickson Air-Crane S-64F 1992 / 1992 Upgraded from CH-54B.
Erickson Air-Crane S-64F+ 2020 / New variant with upgraded engine and avionics, and optionally piloted capability.

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Materials / Composites

Toray Advanced Composites Analysis Prepreg: Epoxy based carbon fibreglass prepreg for helicopter blades

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