The HVY Skylift is a Helicopter featured in the Story Mode of Grand Theft Auto V.

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

How to get the Skylift in GTA Online

The Skylift cannot be acquired in GTA Online. This vehicle cannot be customized.

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

Vehicle Information

Vehicle NameSkylift
Vehicle Class Helicopters
Manufacturer Manufacturer: HVYHVY
Available from Cannot be acquired
Storage Location Cannot be stored
Modifications Cannot be modified
Sell Cannot be sold
Top Speed (Game Files) 99.42 mph (160.00 km/h)
Top Speed In-Game (Broughy) 115.00 mph (185.07 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane
Seats 2
Mass / Weight 10,000 KG

Vehicle Statistics

Overall 78.19
In-Game Model Name skylift


Release Date September 17, 2013
Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA V Story ModeGTA V Story ModeMission Only
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360
Map Locations (Spawn Areas) Here is where to find the Skylift in GTA V Story Mode, Mission Only:
  • Bank Bailout Base Jump
In Story Missions
Appearances in Other Games



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