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Sikorsky S-41 / RS-1

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The Sikorsky S-41 was a fifteen-passenger development of the S-38 powered by two 428kW Pratt & Whitney Hornet engines.
 
 
Six 1931 S-41-A were built (ATC 418) priced at $62,500.
 
 
Two were converted to S-41-Bs (NC41V and NC60V) with modifications as 13 passengers under ATC2-286.
 
 
One, NC784Y, was converted to the S-41-C.
 
Also used in small numbers by the US Navy as RS-1. Three were purchased by USN in 1930 for evaluation as A8842 to 8844. Two 1930 XPS-2 (A8089 and 8090) were redesignated XRS-2.
 

Two S-41 were impressed from Pan American as RS-5 (37852 and 37853)

 

S-41-A, -B, -C
Engines: 2 x 575hp P&W Hornet B
Wingspan: 78'9"
Length: 45'2"
Useful load: 5700 lb
Max speed: 133 mph
Cruise: 115 mph
Stall: 66 mph
Range: 575-900 mi
Ceiling: 13,500'

 

RS-1
Wingspan: 78'9"
Length: 45'2"
Speed: 131 mph

 

 


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