Apr 5, 2008

Heli Logger

I was out walking in the woods when the S64 Helicopter happened by on a training flight. The aircraft is about the size of a Dash 8 airliner and is used in the forest industry to selectively log inaccessible slopes:

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Skycrane Helicopter
Length: 70 ft 3 in
Rotor diameter: 72 ft
Height: 18 ft 7 in
Payload 20,000 lbs

Dash 8
length 84ft 3i,
Wing span 90ft
height 24ft 7i
Payload 15,000lbs


1 comment:

Mark Degrass da Logger said...

Such a cool helicopter, better then the helicopters i see around here.