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Sikorsky S-43 ( 43 in. / 109.2 cm )


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Sikorsky S-43

Bryan V. Cole's Sikorsky S-43

Bryan Cole has designed an elegant lightweight model of the Sikorsky S-43, a twin engine amphibian produced in the 1930s by Sikorsky Aircraft and operated by Pan American World Airways in routes to Cuba and South America. Bryan's model features twin contra rotating rubber-powered propellers, with extender sticks installed to lengthen the rubber motor for official flights. Construction is extremely lightweight throughout and suitable for experienced rubber powered scale fliers.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_S-43
Details: Full Details
ID: 90762
File Size: 1.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Airliner
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 43 in. / 109.2 cm
Publisher: Bryan V. Cole
Designer: Bryan V. Cole
Date: 04/1990
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 05/12/15 12:59:15am
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Fascinated with model aviation since a youngster, my modeling experience includes control-line, indoor modeling, competition free flight, r/c competition thermal sailplanes, r/c electric powered models, and more recently, Giant Scale r/c models. After gaining an MIT Aeronautical/Astronautical degree, I served 29 years in the USAF in the space and missile fields, serving as Program Manager for two major space programs. Presently retired and residing in Southern California, enjoying its year-around excellent

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Plan ID:90762
Keywords:Sikorsky S-43 PAA Pan American amphibian flying boat Bryan Cole rubber power free flight twin engine
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Airliner
Wingspan: 43 in. / 109.2 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Amphibian
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:2-To-4
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Bryan V. Cole
Date:04/1990
Designer:Bryan V. Cole
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