First flight of the Sikorsky S-60 Crane

Wednesday, March 25, 1959



This was SIkorsky's first iteration of the design of a flying crane. It was succeeded by the turbine powered Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane.

Source: "The American Helicopter: An Overview of Helicopter Developments in America 1908-1999," Michael J. Hirschberg, July 2000, Page 38


Aircraft related to this milestone
Sikorsky S-60 Crane