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    Default 36,000 lbs !

    pretty impressive !!

    https://youtu.be/EvNtufjISB0

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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    16 tons ! Wow !
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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    When I was based at Windsor locks, conn Id watch the H-64 sky cranes practice simulation of loads breaking. Im not sure what was happening inside the cockpit, but from the outside, the aircraft would go from a hover at 100 feet to about 1000 feet in very short order.
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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    Quote Originally Posted by CK 17 View Post
    When I was based at Windsor locks, conn I’d watch the H-64 sky cranes practice simulation of loads breaking. I’m not sure what was happening inside the cockpit, but from the outside, the aircraft would go from a hover at 100 feet to about 1000 feet in very short order.
    Sounds like a sure fire way to lose your lunch, todays and yesterdays.
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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    It's a helicopter version of this guy.
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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    Go to the comments of the link and watch the ruskies lift an airplaine with twice the weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMARTINSEN View Post
    Go to the comments of the link and watch the ruskies lift an airplaine with twice the weight.
    eh?that you bigfella??
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Default Re: 36,000 lbs !

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    eh?that you bigfella??
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=...&v=ScwgMbwmnVs

    i will leave it as an exercize for the reader to compare the tare and max payload weight for a TU-134.
    Steve Martinsen

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