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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      12 m
      19 m
    • Height
      4 m
      7 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      58 m2
      88 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      20 m
      32 m
    • Wing loading
      92 kg/m2
      140 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
      4624 kg
      6936 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      6928 kg
      10392 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
      1 per.
      400 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      249 km/h
      375 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      214 km/h
      322 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
      1200 hp
      1800 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      5040 m
      7560 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      997 km
      1497 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
      1 m/min
      36000 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
      42 qt
      64 qt
    • Price
      41 USD
      750000000 USD

Sikorsky S-43

TypeFlying boat
Company

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Scheme

Biplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
15.6
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
5.4
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
72.5
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
26.2
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
115.8
829
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
5,780
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
8,660
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
2
112
pilot, copilot
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
312
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
268
3,087
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
1,500
60,000
2 powerplants 750 hp each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
6,300
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
1,247
40,700
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
53
43,000
Introduction 1936
First flight 1935

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