The Russian Years

Model

Image 

Qty
Built

First
Flight

Comments

H-1

1

Did not fly

Built in 1909.

H-2

1

Did not fly

Built in 1910. Could not lift machine and pilot.

S-1

1

Did not fly

Built in 1910.

S-2

1

6/3/1910

Flew for 12 seconds with Igor Sikorsky at the controls.

S-3

1

11/1010

Logged a total of 7 minutes air time. While circling a field, it lost power, crashed and was scrapped.

S-4

1

Did not fly

Built in 1911.

S-5

1

1911

First practical airplane by Sikorsky. Established four Russian air records.

S-6

1

11/1911

Carried two passengers plus the pilot.

S-7

1

1912

Two seat monoplane.

S-8

1

9/17/1912

Training biplane

S-9

1

Did not fly

Built in 1913. Carried two passengers plus the pilot.

S-10

16

1913

Established Russian record for distance and duration

S-11

1

1913

Mid-wing monoplane, built for competition

S-12

12

9/1913

Trainer.

S-13

No picture available

0

 

Never built – engine availability problems

S-14

No picture available

0

 

Never built – engine availability problems

S-15

1

1913

Light bombing aircraft

S-16

27

1915

Two seat reconnaissance escort with machine gun.

S-17

No picture available

2

1915

Two seat fighter, similar to S-10

S-18

2

Did not fly

Twin engined pusher biplane. Built to carry a crew of two, a pilot and gunner/observer. Armor plated around cockpit. Did not fly due to excessive weight.

S-19

2

12/1916

Twin tail boom biplane with two engines mounted back to back on the center line. Pilot and gunner each sat in the forward section of the boom.

S-20

6

1916

Fighter aircraft

S-21

S-21

1

5/13/1913

The Grand. First successful four engined airplane. Also first airplane with an enclosed cockpit and cabin.

S-22
To
S-27

85

1/26/1914

Called the Il’ya Muramets, it was the largest multi-engined airplane ever built. Used for long range bombing and reconnaissance. The S-22 through the S-27 were derivatives of the basic aircraft.

S-28

No picture available

0

 

Never built – designed by Igor Sikorsky while in France