by Jamie F. Dodson

Sikorsky S-43 Specs

Photo : Michael Bludworth in Houston's photostream (photos at Flickr)

S-43 Baby Clipper (JRS-1) Amphibious Utility Aircraft

Crew

2

Passengers

15-18

Propulsion

2 Radial Engines

Engine Model

Pratt & Whitney R-1690-52 Hornet

 

Metric

English

Engine Power (each)

560 kW

751 hp

   

 

Speed

306 km/h

165 kts -  190 mph

Service Ceiling

6.096 m

20.000 ft

Range

1.248 km

674 NM  - 776 mi.*

 

 

 *2,500 w/ferry tanks

Empty Weight

5.783 kg

12.750 lbs

Max. Takeoff Weight

8.662 kg

19.096 lbs

 

 

 

Wing Span

26,21 m

86,0 ft

Wing Area

72,5 m

780 ft

Length

15,60 m

51,2 ft

Height

5,38 m

17,7 ft

 

   

First Flight

1935

Production Status

out of production

Total Production

53

Developed from

Sikorsky S-42

 Copyright 2007-2011. Jamie Dodson. All rights reserved.

Created....... March17, 2007

Updated.......February 12, 2010