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Collection Item Summary:

"FORT BENNING, GA. (Jan 1964) - NEW HELICOPTER AIRLIFT -- Soldiers disperse rapidly from a troop and litter van after being airlift[ed] into the simulated battle zone. The airlift was made by the Army's newest helicopter the Sikorsky "Skycrane." Known to the army as the S-64A the Skycrane is produced for the army by the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation of Straford, Conn." [Right side view of Sikorsky S-64A Skycrane Prototype, in Sikorsky livery, on the ground, unloading troops from its Universal Pod (detachable passenger module).]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aircraft
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Helicopters

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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January 1964

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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