The American Fixed Wing Era

Model

 

Qty
Built

First
Flight

Comments

S-29A

1

5/4/1924

Twin engined, 14 passenger aircraft, cruised at 100 mph.

S-30

No picture available

0

 

None built. Planned to be a 10 passenger, twin engined biplane.

S-31

1

1925

Designed for air mail service. Could also be used for observation/bomber, photographic service or carry five passengers.

S-32

1

1926

Used for ferrying supplies for the Andean National Corporation, a subsidiary of The Standard Oil Company.

S-33

2

1925

Two place wooden biplane used a Gluhareff-Sikorsky wing design.

S-34

1

1926

Igor Sikorsky’s first amphibian. Carried six passengers.

S-35

1

8/23/1926

Three engined aircraft built to compete for the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic.

S-36

6

1927

Modified and enlarged version of the S-34 with an enclosed cabin for passengers and cargo.

S-37

2

1927

Commercial version sold to Pan American Airways International to make survey flights for future commercial air routes. Military version, S-37B, tested as a bomber for the U.S. Army Air Corps.

S-38

111

6/25/1928

Twin engined amphibian, carried 8 passengers and a crew of 2. Under designation XJS-1, this was the first Sikorsky model purchased by the U.S. Navy. Established three International F.A.I. records.

S-39

21

1930

300 hp single engine derivative of the S-38. Carried five passengers. Established two International F.A.I. records.

S-40

3

8/7/1931

“The American Clipper” carried forty passengers and was designed and built for Pan American Airways.

S-41

7

5/4/1930

Amphibian carried sixteen passengers.

S-42

10

3/30/1934

Carried 35 passengers. It established ten world records during its service with Pan American Airways.

S-43

53

6/1/1935

“Baby Clipper”. Carried 15 passengers – was used in military and commercial service. Established four International F.A.I. records.

S-44

3

2/10/1942

Built for American Export Airlines for non-stop transatlantic service.

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S-45

0

 

100 passenger, six engined flying boat concept for Pan American.