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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      9 m
      15 m
    • Height
      3 m
      6 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      1 m2
      925 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      17 m
      27 m
    • Wing loading
      55 kg/m2
      83 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      2177 kg
      3266 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      154 kg
      575000 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      1 per.
      3 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      8 per.
      12 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      153 km/h
      231 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      52 km/h
      3087 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      23 l
      320000 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      640 hp
      960 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      3901 m
      5853 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      960 km
      1441 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      182 m/min
      275 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      80 qt
      122 qt
    • Price
      29600 USD
      44400 USD

Sikorsky S-38

TypeFlying boat
Company

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Scheme

Sesquiplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
12.3
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
4.2
50.1
Wings
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
21.9
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
69
829
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
2,721.6
276,800
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
2
112
Capacity passengers (per.)
1
 
10
400
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
192
28,165
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
800
60,000
2 powerplants 400 hp each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
4,876.8
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
1,200.1
40,700
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
228.6
36,000
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
101
43,000
Price (USD)
41.5
 
37,000
750.0 million
in 1930
Introduction 01.10.1928
First flight 25.05.1928

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