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Offline Jemiba

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #60 on: November 26, 2012, 11:30:46 am »
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #61 on: November 26, 2012, 11:37:31 am »
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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #62 on: April 15, 2013, 07:44:11 pm »
Recent evidence provided by Maveric seems to point to a very different allocation of Sikorsky's S-46 to S-48 designations. This leads to the following modified list:
 
  • S-46 = VS-300 and VS-300A
  • S-47 = VS-316A (R-4, HNS)
  • S-48 = VS-327 (R-5, HO2S)
Same source (attached image) also clearly gives the V-tailed flying crane project as the S-63.

Considering the overall quality and reliability of the source, I'm strongly inclined to believe that the above is correct.

In that case, the following designations would remain a follows:
 
  • S-49 = VS-316B (R-6, HOS)
  • S-50 = uncompleted project
  • S-51 = H-5, HO3S-1, etc.
The February 2013 issue of the Sikorsky Archives News agrees with this listing of the S-46 through S-49, and they ought to know!

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #63 on: February 23, 2014, 11:43:00 am »

From Graham Warwick twitter feed
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Graham Warwick ‏@TheWoracle  19. Feb.
@SikorskyAircrft CH-53K facts: 4 flight-test engineering development models are YCH-53Ks, model number is S-95, name to come at May rollout.
Link: https://twitter.com/TheWoracle/statuses/436184054082600960
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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #64 on: February 23, 2014, 01:23:36 pm »
Great find my dear Rolf.

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #65 on: June 07, 2017, 07:58:28 am »
From Le Fana 382,

here is a small Info about Sikorsky S-15.

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #66 on: May 08, 2018, 07:33:06 am »
Dear friends!

In Aero Digest #4 1926 p.200  I've found an interesting advertisement of Sikorsky's amphibian aircraft.
The aeroplane is very similar to S-34, but is sufficiently smaller: please, look on characteristics below.

I can't identify the plane and don't know, was it really built or not. Although it would be strange to advertise non-built project, isn't it?

May be, somebody can clearify this?
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 07:37:22 am by burunduk »

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #67 on: May 08, 2018, 07:57:43 am »
That needs search my dear Burunduk.

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #68 on: May 08, 2018, 09:21:35 am »
Airco
Aircraft Corp of America, New York NY; to be manufactured by Sikorsky Co for a consortium of NYC financiers and businessmen, including heads of May Co, Allied Chemical, and Gotham Hosiery.

1926 - Listed here only for interest value. Despite prominent advertising, there is no record of this consortium's aircraft being produced. Ads, along with attendant press releases about the Super Rhône-powered Airco Amphibian and Airco Super-Sport, soon faded from aviation publications. No connection with British Airco-de Havilland.

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Re: Sikorsky models and designations
« Reply #69 on: May 08, 2018, 12:49:39 pm »
Maveric, Hesham, thank you.

So, it seems, it's really an advertisement of the paper project, never realised later...
« Last Edit: May 08, 2018, 01:27:28 pm by burunduk »