Sikorsky S-64 CH-54

CH-54B Tarhe


Second production model. Was a more heavy version powered by two 4800 shp T73-P-700 engines and fitted with a twin-wheeled main undercarriage


Engine: 2 x PW T73-P-700 4800 shp
Capacity: 2 + 1
Length: (m) 21.4
Height: (m) 5.67
Blades: 6
Rotor diam.: (m) 21.95
Disc area: (m2) 378
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 8724     Max: 21318
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 169     Max: 203
Range: (km) 370
Ceiling: (m) 2740     Max: 3307
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 405

List of Operators of Sikorsky CH-54B Tarhe

From Organisation with model CH-54B Tarhe
usa US Army Aviation
    S-64 CH-54 89 1964/90
usa Erickson
    S-64 CH-54 31 1971/   
south korea Sallim-cheong
    S-64 CH-54 5 2005/   

canada Canadian Air Crane
    S-64 CH-54
italy Corpo Forestale dello Stato
usa Helicopter Transport Services
    S-64 CH-54
usa Heavy Lift Helicopters
    S-64 CH-54
Construction Numbers on database of CH-54B Tarhe


Construction Numbers

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64-067 1969 US 69-18462 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-067, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
IT I-CFAI : CFS-28. Erickson S-64F. ex BuNo 69-18462
CFS-102 "Toro Seduto"
64-070 1969 US 69-18463 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-070, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
64-071 1969 US 69-18464 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-067, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
64-072 1969 US 69-18465 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-072, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
CT Army National Guard. 208th until unit transitioned t+
69-18465 : The Skycrane at the New England Air Museum had been on +
64-073 1969 US 69-18466 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-073, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N721HT : U S Leaseco Inc at Baltimore, MD from Nov01; Helicopter+
64-074 1969 US 69-18467 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-074, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
Sep83 pictured (top) at Bradley/Windsor Locks
US NASA-539 : xfer to NASA as 539, asgd Langley Research Center, Hamp+
US N718HT : U S Leaseco Inc from Baltimore, MD from May01
Helicopter Services, unk
15jun10 pictured (bot) near Las Vegas, New Mexico, work+
Sep.2011 seen at Pocatello, OR
US N718HT : Sep12 Fire duty at Gallatin Gateway, MT
07apr15 at Cloquet Mn
10apr15 at Wurthsmith, MI
07may15 at Champaign Willard airport, IL
30may17 at Titusville, FL
64-075 1969 US 69-18468 : US Army CH-54B: stor AMARC; to N468KG unk
US N722HT : Helicopter Transport Services Inc from May04
EC HC-CHG : Aeromaster, lsd by Jun10
US N722HT : US Leaseco Inc at Aurora, OR from Jul17, op by HTS ?
Oct18 in San Bernardino, CA with Helicopter Transport S+
64-076 1969 US 69-18469 : US Army CH-54B; stor AMARC as HG000? unk
US N469KG : USA, to N719HT
US N719HT : Helicopter Transport Services Inc from Jan05; 07apr09 +
17jun11 pictured at Libby Army airfield, Arizona, USA
EC HC-CMD : Ecuador, lsd, to OB-2100-P
PE OB-2100-P : Helicopter Transport Services del Peru, lsd; Feb18 arri+
29aug18 pictured (pic2) (pic3) in a day visit to Mendoz+
64-077 1969 US 69-18470 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-077, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N715HT : sold Helicopter Transport Services Inc as N715HT, Mar02+
64-078 1969 US 69-18471 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-078, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
IT I-CFAJ : CFS-29. Erickson S-64F. ex BuNo 69-18471
CFS-103 "Nuvola Rossa"
64-080 1969 US 69-18472 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-080, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N174AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N174AC; conv S-64F unk
IT I-CFAH : CFS-27; sold European Air Cranes as I-CFAH, 07Seo07; op+
CFS-101 "Orso Bruno"
64-081 1969 US 69-18473 : US Army CH-54B; stor AMARC as HG000? unk
KR HL9260 : Korean Forest Service, lsd
PE OB-1996-P : Ecocopter Peru, lsd
US N158AC : Erickson S-64F 1998; 28feb04 damaged at Bintutu, Malays+
Erickson Aug15
Jan18 near Drummuir, Scotland
04jan18 - Arrived by ship at Montrose for pylon erectio+
05sep18 pictured in Los Angeles
64-082 1969 US 69-18474 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-082, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
64-083 1969 US 69-18475 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-083, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
crashed killing two of four while on manuvers at Ft. Si+
64-084 1969 US 69-18476 : US Army CH-54B
US N159AC : Erickson Air-crane Inc from Feb01; conv S-64F
07jan13 engaged in fire fighting near Portland, south-w+
07feb13 pictured at Wagga Wagga Airport
06nov15 at Buffalo, NY
64-085 1969 US 69-18477 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-084, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N165AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N165AC unk; conv S-64F, unk;+
64-086 1969 US 69-18478 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-086, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N223AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N223AC unk; conv S-64F unk; +
64-087 1969 US 69-18479 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-087, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
Sgt Daniel Flores was the last FE on this aircraft, Ft.+
64-088 1969 US 69-18480 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-088, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
IT I-CFAG : CFS-26. Erickson S-64F. ex BuNo 69-18480
CFS-100 "Geronimo"
02aug12 at Olbio airport
64-089 1969 US 69-18481 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-089, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N236AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N236AC unk; conv S-64F unk; +
IT N236AC : Erickson S-64F. ex BuNo 69-18481. w/o 06jul05 at Fiumic+
IT I-CFAH : CFS-101 "Cavallo Pazzo" (crazy Horse)
64-090 1969
US 69-18482 : US Army
273 AVN (HEAVY-LIFT), Ft Sill, OK
US N171AC : Erickson Air-crane Inc at Central Point, OR from Feb01,+
30jul17 at Merrill Field Anchorage, AK
12dec17 to Chile for Fire Season
07nov18 at Medford, Oregon
64-091 1969 US 69-18483 : US Army CH-54B; stor AMARC as HG000? unk
US N179AC : Erickson, conv to S-64F
CA C-GFAH : Canadian Air Crane Oct96-Jun98
US N179AC : Erickson Air Crane from 2001, ex 69-18483
“Elvis”; 02oct12 pictured (pic1) (pic2) (pic3) at P+
09jan13 pictured (pic4) at Wagga Wagga Airport
64-092 1969 US 69-18484 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-092, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N716HT : July 2009 flying as a CWN helotanker from Mariposa, Cal+
sold to unk as N484KG; sold Helicopter Transport Servic+
64-093 1970 US 70-18485 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-093, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N163AC : sold Erickson Air Crane as N163AC unk; conv S-64F unk; +
28aug13 checked in with temp tower at McClellan Field i+
11mar18 at Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
64-094 1970 US 70-18486 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-094, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
64-095 1970 US 70-18487 : US Army CH-54B; stor AMARC as HG000? unk; sold Erickso+
US N237AC : San Diego Gas & Electric Co Jan10-Oct12
US N237AC : Erickson Air Crane from Oct12, S-64F type
Feb13 appears to be in Chicago marked as Erickson Air C+
28feb13 in Rochester Indiana to refuel on its way to De+
25Apr13 at Boonton NJ, installing high voltage transmis+
28may14 at Ames, Iowa
21jun14 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada doing lifting for Ge+
27jun14 at Ford Livonia Transmission Palnt, Livonia, MI
13jul14 refueling in Mason City, Iowa
23feb15 at John C Tune airport, Nashville, TN. Captured+
14dec18 arrived Valparaiso, Chile for summer wildfires +
64-096 1970 US 70-18488 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-096, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
around 1971 at Bridgeport airport, CT lifted 20.4 tons +
Preserved Alaska Army National Guard Collection, Bryant+
US 70-18448 : 24 May 1999, noted preserved at Fort Richardson, AK
64-097 1970 US 70-18489 : Sikorsky S-64B, c/n 64-097, ff?; del US Army as CH-54B +
US N7095A : Heavy Lift Helicopters, to N642HP
US N642HP : Mar98, to N178AC
US N178AC : Erickson from Feb01, conv S-64E
PE OB-2035-P : Ecocopter Peru, lsd
EC HC-CQJ : Ecuador, lsd; to be confirmed
US N178AC : Erickson
64-098 1970 US 70-18490 : US Army CH-54B; stor AMARC as HG000? unk
asg 208th CT National Guard until about 1990 when sold +
US N198AC : Erickson Air Crane; 2001 conv S-64F; canc May06
IT I-SEAD : European Air Crane from 2006; lsd CFSy as tanker 737, S+
cancelled 1971 US 71-18491/18498 : Sikorsky S-64B/CH-54B asgd US Army serials 71-18491/184+
30 C/N.