Ny månad, ny skrivbordsbakgrund till din dator från Vertical Magazine. Månadens bakgrund pryds av en Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane från L.A. County Fire Department.

General characteristics

* Crew: 2 (pilot, co-pilot), plus room for one rear-facing observer
* Capacity: up to 5 total persons
* Payload: 20,000 lb (9,072 kg)
* Length: 70 ft 3 in (21.41 m (fuselage))
* Rotor diameter: 72 ft 0 in (21.95 m)
* Height: 18 ft 7 in (5.67 m)
* Disc area: 4070 ft² (378.1 m²)
* Empty weight: 19,234 lb (8,724 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 42,000 lb (19,050 kg)
* Powerplant: 2× Pratt & Whitney JFTD12-4A (T73-P-1) turboshaft engines, 4,500 shp (3,555 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 109 knots (126 mph, 203 km/h)
* Cruise speed: 91 knots (105 mph, 169 km/h)
* Range: 200 nm (230 mi, 370 km) max fuel and reserves
* Service ceiling 9,000 ft (2,743 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,330 ft/min (6.75 m/s)

Ladda hem skrivbordsbakgrunden i rätt storlek till din dator hos Vertical Magazine.