FS2004 Sikorsky S-42B


Sikorsky 4-engine flying boat flown by Pan American Airways 1936-1941.
Improved version with S1EG Hornet engines, longer wingspan, higher gross weight
and payload. Range 1200 miles at cruising speed of 165 mph. FSDS3.5 model with
revised passenger area and galley. Improved weight/balance. Model based on Sikorsky
documents from New England Air Museum and photos from U. of Miami Richter library.
Flight dynamics contributions by Jim Douglass for more accurate performance.
A flying boat, not an amphibian. No true landing gear, but beaching gear provided.
By George Diemer.

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Create Date22 octobre 2015
Last Updated22 octobre 2015

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