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i love me some skycranes :D



The Erickson Aircrane mod has the Skycrane beat hands down ! Plus I love that bright orange color.

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Chinook slings a Sea King:





I wonder whom they would've called if the chinook had broken down, too?



.... Well max gross weight of a military chinook is 50K lbs. the aircraft fully equipped without fuel weighs about 26K, so if you drop some equipment and a few thousand pounds of fuel it is possible for a chinook to carry another at low altitudes and low temps. But the Army is very conservative of what it rates its helos at, but I'll bet a Columbia helicopter is rated at higher weights being its a civilian helicopter and civilian companies always find ways to increase the load carrying capabilities of helicopters to the max.





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