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Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

1,415 Levihugs  4 months ago

Hello there!
My Sikorsky Skycrane has finally been uploaded! I have been building this for a few weeks and it is now finished.
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The S-64 Skycrane is a heavy lift helicopter that was in use by the U.S. Army. They would carry F-4 Wreckages and helped lift the top of the CN tower. Now they are used as firefighting platforms (like what this Skycrane is for).
This Skycrane I have built is the firefighter Skycrane ‘Malcolm’. It helped fight fires all over the world. Probably the more famous one of these firefighting helicopters is ‘Elvis’, which also helped fight fires around the world.
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Features:
This build comes with a working hose, which is made with fuselage parts connected to a winch. It also comes with a high speed water boom. There is a cannon (or water) that fills the water tank with un-explosive cannon balls.
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Activation Groups:
Ag1 on- starts up main rotor
Ag1 off- parking brake
Ag2- opens water tank
Ag3- lowers hose
Ag4- lowers water boom
Ag7- spotlights
How to use:
Turn on Ag1 to start main rotor. VTOL works as collective, and pitch, roll and yaw controls the helicopter. Turn on Ag3 to lower hose and come to a complete stop before using in the water. The hose is obviously not functionable (as in not able to suck up water), but it is fun to play with.
The water boom is used differently. Fly to a big water source at around 70 to 100 mph and lower the boom carefully into the water.
THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT! When using cannon ball water, please do not fill up any more than 100 balls. Turn on Ag2 to open the water tank.
Have fun and fight those fires!
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General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s) +7 bonus
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 87.4ft (26.6m)
  • Length 124.2ft (37.9m)
  • Height 37.7ft (11.5m)
  • Empty Weight 34,946lbs (15,851kg)
  • Loaded Weight 44,039lbs (19,975kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 919.505
  • Wing Loading 439,839.3lbs/ft2 (2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 30872

Parts

  • Number of Parts 593
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    Nice 10/10

    one month ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @RandomUser09 why is that?

    one month ago
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    18.1k RandomUser09

    @Levihugs hello rival

    one month ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @AndrePlaysSP thanks bro

    4 months ago
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    3,930 AndrePlaysSP

    @GeneralGeneraltheKenobi bruh... this is just evidence that Points never matter to how good you are at building.
    Great Build!
    So guys.. dont judge a user by his rank.

    4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    Wow this is the most upvotes I’ve gotten. Ty guys

    +4 4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @ThomasRoderick yes I was thinking bout that. Probably u could try it out coz I don’t know how to use funky trees

    +1 4 months ago
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    8,272 WolfSpark

    Spotlighted. Let’s see if this beauty gets seen!

    4 months ago
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    @GeneralGeneraltheKenobi The point is that only when either the boom or the hose is down you can fill up the tank...

    4 months ago
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    21.4k UltraLight

    @GeneralGeneraltheKenobi this is massively underrated

    4 months ago
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    21.4k UltraLight

    @GeneralGeneraltheKenobi on thanks mate I only got third but hey, top 3

    4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @UltraLight congrats on the trainer challenge!

    4 months ago
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    21.4k UltraLight

    Hey dude I gifted you a spotlight from my challenge winning of KangaKangaTheRedNosedRoo's trainer challenge, hope you enjoy!

    4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @IceCreamVanilla thanks
    PS: it was built on an my iPad so it was a challenge

    +1 4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @ThomasRoderick yes I was thinking bout that but the Skycranes have the hose hanging out sometimes and the cannon would be fillin up randomly

    4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    @ThomasRoderick so the company that bought it is ‘erickson’ and it’s individual name is Malcolm. (On the nose it is supposed to be Malcolm but I couldn’t be bothered)

    4 months ago
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    380 PvtJok3r

    Looks cool and I actually managed to get it about 15 feet off the ground before my potato crapped out! I’ll give it a vote just on looks then.

    4 months ago
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    @GeneralGeneraltheKenobi Also, one thing: how about setting the AG on the water pump/cannon to something like Activate3 | Activate4? And then have the hose and the boom to be mutually exclusive (aka have set the boom to Activate4 & -Activate3), for example.

    4 months ago
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    This Skycrane I have built is the firefighter Skycrane ‘Malcolm’
    So why, pray tell, is this one named "Erickson"?

    +1 4 months ago
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    1,415 Levihugs

    This is my biggest and most realistic build. What do you think?

    +1 4 months ago