Starting out life as a Sikorsky CH-54B Tarhe, this Skycrane has been re-built by Erickson Sky Crane and is now used to fight wildfires. It is seen here carrying a 2,650 US gallon water tank with a siphon filler tube.
New England Air Museum. Over 100 of these heavy-lift helicopters were built for use by the US Army. The CH-54B is powered by two 4800 shaft horsepower JFTD-12-4A turbine engines. Nikon D700, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens.