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

  • Seats 2
  • Mass / Weight 10,000 KG

Skylift: GTA V Performance

  • Top Speed - Real 115.00 mph (185.07 km/h)
  • Lap Time 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.

Skylift: GTA V Appearances

  • 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
  • Notable Owners: Lester crestLester Crest
  • Appearances in Story Missions:

  • Model ID skylift

Skylift: GTA V Screenshots

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