Remarks: 165th Airlift Squadron, 123rd Airlift Wing, Kentucky ANG out of Louisville Int'l (KSDF).Kentucky ,doing a few training runs in this area today. Here at hangar 4 at Lunken with some nice December weather.
Remarks: Erickson was established in 1971 in Central Point, Oregon by Jack Erickson. Originally the Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane, the type certification and manufacturing rights for the S-64 were purchased from Sikorsky Aircraft by Erickson Air-Crane in 1992. Since that time, Erickson Air-Crane has become the manufacturer and world's largest operator of S-64 Aircranes and has made over 1,350 changes to the airframe, instrumentation, and payload capabilities of the helicopter.
Here's "Annie" sitting at hangar 4 at Lunken on a beautiful sunny afternoon about 30 minutes before sunset, and in this area to do some work in downtown Cincinnati at the Paul Brown football stadium.