The HVY Skylift is a Helicopter featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

This vehicle also appears in Grand Theft Auto IV.

How to get the Skylift in GTA 5 Story Mode:

The Skylift cannot be acquired as it's a mission-only vehicle, only appearing as part of a GTA V story mission.

It's a large heavy-lift helicopter that only appears during the mission "Sidetracked".

How to get the Skylift in GTA Online:

The Skylift cannot be acquired in GTA Online, and it cannot be stored as a personal vehicle.

HVY Skylift in Real Life:

The design of the HVY Skylift is based on a real life Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane.

HVY Skylift Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Skylift in GTA V is 115.00 mph (185.07 km/h), as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Skylift: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Helicopters
Manufacturer Manufacturer: HVY HVY
Acquisition Cannot be acquired
Storage Location Cannot be stored
Request Delivery Cannot be requested
Modifications Cannot be modified
Sell Cannot be sold
Race Availability Transform Races Only
Top Speed - Game Files 99.42 mph (160.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 10,000 KG

Skylift: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 115.00 mph (185.07 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:09.736
Bulletproof No
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Skylift, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Skylift: GTA V Statistics

Speed
76.75
Acceleration
85.71
Handling
72.12
Overall 78.19

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID skylift

Skylift: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story ModeMission Only
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Skylift Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Skylift in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode and Mission Only:
  • GTA V Mission: "Sidetracked"
  • Bank Bailout Base Jump
  • GTA Online's Air Freight Cargo Sell mission,
  • GTA Online's "One Armed Bandit" Casino Work mission
Appearances in Story Missions:

Skylift: GTA V Screenshots

Skylift: Appearances in Other Games

Grand Theft Auto IV
Skylift

Skylift

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