Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"Troop transportation is provided by detachable van of Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane, shown here during Army evaluation of aircraft at Fort Benning, Georgia. Van is capable of carrying 68 troops or 48 litters. In commercial operation, van could carry 55 passengers. November 11, 1963." [Left side view of Sikorsky S-64A Skycrane Prototype, in Sikorsky livery, fitted with a Universal Pod (detachable passenger module), in low level flight.]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Helicopters
  • Aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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



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